Definition of “get a/your foot in the door” - English Dictionary

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“get a/your foot in the door” in British English

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get a/your foot in the door

to enter a business or organization at a low level, but with a chance of being more successful in the future:

Making contacts can help you get a foot in the door when it comes to getting a job.

(Definition of “get a/your foot in the door” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)