front foot


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front foot

A foot measured along the front property line.
References in classic literature ?
With his teeth, he bit off the paw of his front foot and threw it at that poor beast, so that he might have something to eat.
They went out with the desire to get on the front foot and score runs.
Setup: Make sure the heel of the front foot is pointing at the arch of the back foot.
The visitors started on the front foot, with strikers Daniel Graham and Barry Conlon both missing chances early on.
We got ourselves on the front foot and it's a much easier game to play in that position.
The footwork is a typical drop-step motion, pushing off with the back foot and stepping in with the front foot.
BLUES must get on to the front foot from the start - and stay there.
If you were asked to throw a ball as far as possible, instinctively you would load weight on to your back foot and drive through onto your front foot to make power.
I think we started brightly, on the front foot and of course the sending off helped, but it was thoroughly deserved and it was won by half-time," Murphy said.
The win puts Scotland on the front foot for a double header against the Czech Republic in the forthcoming qualifying campaign for Euro 2012.
The broker said improving trends and "ongoing expansion overseas now begins to put Speedy more on the front foot.
While the focus is generally on the elbow, Saqlain said the whole body, particularly the front foot, was essential to keeping the doosra a legal delivery.