One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Jenny lost her footing and plunged into the river’
foothold, toehold, hold, grip, anchorage, purchase, secure position, firm contact, support
steadiness, stability, balance, equilibrium
2‘the business was put on a solid financial footing’
basis, base, foundation, underpinning, support, cornerstone
3‘female clerks should be on an equal footing with male clerks’
standing, status, state, station, position, rank, grade
condition, arrangement, basis, foundation
relationship, relations, terms
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