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foot·work

 (fo͝ot′wûrk′)
n.
1. Sports The manner in which the feet are used or maneuvered, as in boxing or in figure skating.
2. Work that involves moving around on foot; legwork.
3. Informal Skillful dealing or maneuvering; tactics: "They've built a corporate empire on dazzling financial footwork" (Christopher Farrell).

footwork

(ˈfʊtˌwɜːk)
n
1. skilful use of the feet, as in sports, dancing, etc
2. informal clever manoeuvring: deft political footwork.
3. informal preliminary groundwork: many estate agents now do the footwork – you only need to visit.

foot•work

(ˈfʊtˌwɜrk)

n.
1. the use of the feet, as in tennis, boxing, or dancing.
2. legwork (def. 1).
3. adroit maneuvering.
[1560–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footwork - the manner of using the feetfootwork - the manner of using the feet  
maneuver, manoeuvre, play - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
2.footwork - skillful maneuvering or dealing; "she needs some fancy footwork to cover all those lies"
tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre, maneuver, manoeuvre - a move made to gain a tactical end
Translations

footwork

[ˈfʊtwɜːk] N (Sport) → juego m de piernas
see also fancy B1

footwork

[ˈfʊtwɜːrk] n
[boxer, footballer, tennis-player] → jeu m de jambes
(fig) (= manoeuvring) → manœuvre f

footwork

[ˈfʊtˌwɜːk] n (Sport) → gioco di gambe
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The Gulls thought they were level on 34 minutes when Keiffer Moore netted but the goal was ruled out for a foul on keeper Luke Coddington, before the same player was then denied by the woodwork two minutes before the break after some clever foot work in the area.
There could be a debut for 18-year-old Ospreys wing Keelan Giles (in training, top left), whose electric pace and dazzling foot work has drawn comparisons with Wales' all-time record tryscorer Shane Williams.
I've been outside every day with the team and have done a lot of fitness work, foot work and making some saves with my left hand.
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Use your foot work yours into the lawn - but don't push down using your back or you'll risk injury.
I KNOW the country is crying for Roy Hodgson's head and saying our lads are not good enough, but the blame must stop at the FA because most of the other nations promote street, beach and five-a-side football for players in their youth to promote fast foot work and even faster thinking.
The training focused on tactical improvements, foot work, hand movement and return service exercises.
It is the type of sport that can really help to develop a players handling and foot work skills," he added.
But since her daughters were born, it has taken a whole lot more than fancy foot work to maintain her fabulous figure.
But they finally found their form and Marcus Wade, Jonan Samuel, Austin Briggs and Gill all put in some powerful drives and with 10 minutes of the game remaining Addy grabbed two tries after some nice foot work, and Jack Gill scored a superb touchdown - Addy took the conversions and landed two.
He said his controlled shots and balanced foot work from the mid of the court were the plus points of his game.
10,000 square foot work shop and indoor storage, tools and heavy-duty equipment too numerous to list, Compressors, Condensers, Receivers, Accumulators, Liquid Pumps, Water Chillers, Belts, Fittings, Hoses, enough inventory to do a million plus in sales