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footwork

[foo t-wurk] /ˈfʊtˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
the use of the feet, as in tennis, boxing, or dancing.
2.
travel by foot from one place to another, as in gathering facts or fulfilling an assignment; legwork:
The project entailed a great deal of footwork.
3.
the act or process of maneuvering, especially in a skillful manner:
It took a bit of fancy footwork to avoid the issue.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; foot + work
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British Dictionary definitions for foot work

footwork

/ˈfʊtˌwɜːk/
noun
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
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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