get one's foot in the floor

Submitted by The_wanderer1 on Tue, 06/11/2018 - 22:04

Meanings of "get one's foot in the ..."


To have a chance to do something that could lead to further opportunities;
to complete the first step in a process.

(The phrase is most commonly used to refer to employment.)

Explained by Kristoffer Larsson on Wed, 07/11/2018 - 07:20
Explained by Kristoffer Larsson

Сделать первый шаг к достижению цели. Например: "I was able to get my foot in the door of the baking industry when I found a job at a bank." ("Мне удалось начать свой путь в банковской отрасли, когда я нашел работу в банке.")

Explained by The_wanderer1 on Tue, 06/11/2018 - 22:04
Explained by The_wanderer1