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front foot

1. An advantageous position, especially over an opponent; an aggressive or attacking state or position. Typically used in the phrase "on the front foot." The defending champions started the first half of the match truly on the front foot, but they've started losing momentum here in the second half. The senator came out on the front foot during the debate, remaining on the attack the whole way through.
2. In real estate, a foot measured along the front of a property. I don't have a price yet on the front foot, but if you're interested in the property, I will call the listing agent right now and find out.
See also: foot, front
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We were on the front foot, played some good football and kept the ball on the ground Jonathan Hogg
"If you are on the front foot playing attacking football and you want to score goals, that is what people want to pay money to watch.
JORDAN - I OF LEAVING "If the lads are higher up the pitch and are in their final third, if they counter on us and play a ball over the top, I'm more front foot based to sweep up," Pickford said.
"We haven't started other campaigns the way we should have so knew we had to be on the front foot."
Your front foot is elevated on a step and, with a dumbbell in each hand, lunge forwards putting the weight on to your front foot, then pushing weight back on to your back foot.
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Repton School Dubai's focus on developing an extensive extra-curricular sporting programme has taken a significant step forward through its partnership with Front Foot Sports to provide a high level of cricket coaching to budding cricketers.
Because the enforced changes meant Everton had to play more on the front foot.
Responding to a question about Nisar 'playing on the front foot' after Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif's ascent as PML-N president, he said he is not playing cricket that he would go on the front or back foot.
The former minister, however, said that this is not the occasion to discuss party matters.Responding to a question about Nisar "playing on the front foot" after Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif's ascent as president of PML-N, the former minister said that he is not playing cricket hence there is no need for him to play either on the front foot or back foot.
'Nawaz Sharif is playing on the front foot and is facing the political challenges with determination,' he claimed..
IANS Kolkata In a bid to correct his front foot drive, which of late has been the reason for his dismissals, India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday was seen using a shorter bat handle while practising at the nets ahead of India's first cricket Test against Sri Lanka in two days' time here at the Eden Gardens.
Mallinder said: "We didn't get on the front foot at all in the first half and the little ball we got, we didn't look after.
5 GYLFI SIGURDSSON Had a great chance to open scoring in the early stages and wasn't really seen on the front foot after that.
[UKPRwire, Tue Dec 22 2015] Mumbai-based Front Foot Pictures Pvt Ltd, a new age content creation company, has acquired the rights to make a biopic on the life of India's ace shuttler, Saina Nehwal.