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    Question Does the following idiom exist?

    Hello there!

    Do you consider the red-colored phrase an idiom?
    If yes, in what idiom dictionary can I find it?
    I looked it up in many dictionaries, but found nothing.


    Woman began to have equal feet with man in many aspects of life

    Does the following sentence sound more natural?

    Women begin to dive in with both feet with man in many aspects of life

    Thanks in advance









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    Re: Does the following idiom exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by xpert View Post
    Hello there!

    Do you consider the red-colored phrase an idiom?
    If yes, in what idiom dictionary can I find it?
    I looked it up in many dictionaries, but found nothing.


    Woman began to have equal feet with man in many aspects of life

    Does the following sentence sound more natural?

    Women begin to dive in with both feet with man in many aspects of life

    Thanks in advance








    The idiom is "to get on an equal footing" so I think "Women began to get on an equal footing with men in many aspects of life" is what you want to say.

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    Re: Does the following idiom exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The idiom is "to get on an equal footing" so I think "Women began to get on an equal footing with men in many aspects of life" is what you want to say.
    Thanks for your quick reply
    I really appreciate that.

    Woman began to have equal feet with man in many aspects of life
    Is this sentence wrong?


    Thanks again
    Last edited by xpert; 03-Jan-2010 at 13:09.

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    Re: Does the following idiom exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by xpert View Post
    Thanks for your quick reply
    I really appreciate that.



    Is this sentence wrong?

    To me, it sounds correct

    Thanks again
    "To have equal feet" with someone doesn't mean anything.

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    Re: Does the following idiom exist?

    I really appreciate your great help

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