foot in the door
phrasal the initial step toward a goal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • foot in the door — {n. phr.}, {informal} The first step toward getting or doing something; a start toward success; opening. * /Don t let Jane get her foot in the door by joining the club or soon she ll want to be president./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foot in the door — {n. phr.}, {informal} The first step toward getting or doing something; a start toward success; opening. * /Don t let Jane get her foot in the door by joining the club or soon she ll want to be president./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Foot-in-the-door technique — (FITD) is a compliance tactic that involves getting a person to agree to a large request by first setting them up by having that person agree to a modest request. [Freedman, J.L. Fraser, S.C. (1966). Compliance without pressure: The foot in the… …   Wikipedia

  • get one's foot in the door — See: FOOT IN THE DOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one's foot in the door — See: FOOT IN THE DOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the door — See: FOOT IN THE DOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the door — See: FOOT IN THE DOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • One Foot in the Grave — This article is about the BBC sitcom. For the 1994 album by Beck, see One Foot in the Grave (album). One Foot in the Grave Series title card (1990–2000) Format …   Wikipedia

  • One Foot in the Grave (album) — One Foot in the Grave Studio album by Beck Released June 27, 1994 April 14, 2009 (re iss …   Wikipedia

  • One Foot in the Grave — fue un álbum lanzado por el cantante de indie rock Beck Hansen el 27 de junio de 1994 a través de la discográfica K Records. El álbum contiene canciones de rock acústico y alt country y fueron producidas por Beck Hansen y Calvin Johnson. One Foot …   Wikipedia Español

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