Footwork - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʊtwɜːrk|  American pronunciation of the word footwork
Brit.  |ˈfʊtwəːk|  British pronunciation of the word footwork

noun

- the manner of using the feet
- skillful maneuvering or dealing

she needs some fancy footwork to cover all those lies

Examples

The investigation required a lot of footwork.

He used quick footwork to dodge his opponent.

The tango involves some fancy footwork.

He knows that getting enough votes for the proposal is going to require some fancy political footwork.

The England keeper revealed some fancy footwork in the victory over Nottingham Forest.

It took a bit of deft footwork to get them to agree.

she needs some fancy footwork to cover all those lies

Negotiating a deal can take some fancy footwork (=skill at making deals).

He got round the defender using some slick footwork.

they proceeded with gingerly footwork over the jagged stones

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