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Definition of gotten their foot in the door

get (one's) foot in the door

verb

  • to make an initial small step towards gaining entrance to something (a job, a university, a relationship.)

    Last edited on Aug 11 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'door':

Definitions include: the anus.
Definitions include: the man who a cheating spouse sees on the side.
Definitions include: horrendous diarrhea.
Definitions include: the fly (zipper) on one's pants.
Definitions include: in private.
Definitions include: to be at the peak (blowing up) of one's "roll" on ecstasy (MDMA).
Definitions include: to get rid of before entering a venue.
Definitions include: See barn door.
Definitions include: start working in a company at a low level, hoping to progress from there.
Definitions include: Feeling the urge to have a bowel movement.
Definitions include: trouble is coming.
Definitions include: a person's fly is open.
Definitions include: thing used via comparison to describe something that smells extremely bad.
Definitions include: See barn door.
Definitions include: "shut the fuck up".

Other terms relating to 'foot':

Definitions include: a particularly large "camel toe".
Definitions include: someone or something that looks appealing from a distance, but within 50 feet their true appearance is evident.
Definitions include: police
Definitions include: Unready, incapable of responding to an assault.
Definitions include: acronym for "foot-long floater", i.e. a floating piece of feces that's a foot long.
Definitions include: A low class female with no standards (also known as hood rats)
Definitions include: to frequently put (one's) foot in (one's) mouth - i.e. say inappropriate things.
Definitions include: start working in a company at a low level, hoping to progress from there.
Definitions include: of multiple people, to have an unpleasant first meeting.
Definitions include: a style of riding skateboards, snowboards, etc. with one's right food forward.
Definitions include: to frequently drive fast.
Definitions include: to be near death.
Definitions include: to have sex.
Definitions include: statement of disbelief.
Definitions include: the visible cleft of the outer labia under tight clothing.

Other terms relating to 'get':

Definitions include: very; really; extremely.
Definitions include: a phrase of one is about to be in trouble big-time or something bad is about to happen.
Definitions include: "Get ready for some serious trouble."
Definitions include: "buy one get one" free.
Definitions include: don't be mistaken; "believe it".
Definitions include: from the beginning.
Definitions include: acronym for "get back to work".
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to have sex with someone who is not one's significant other.
Definitions include: to acquire a buzz.
Definitions include: to be excited by.
Definitions include: to enjoy.
Definitions include: see clue.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to ingest a drug.

Other terms relating to 'in':

Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: involving everyone or everything.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: no chance.
Definitions include: something easy.
Definitions include: at some time before the present.
Definitions include: having resumed an activity that one had previously stopped performing.
Definitions include: included.
Definitions include: clitoris.
Definitions include: to intrude.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: visible mucus in one's nostrils.
Definitions include: acronym for "be back in a bit", i.e. "I will return in a short amount of time."
Definitions include: never.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: Someone being butthurt over having something, they do to others regularly, done to the them
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.

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