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    Tense footing

    "The measure is on tense footing with competition law."

    "To be on tense footing" probably means to be in coflict with something, but I'm wondering if there should be an "a" after "on." Although "to be on tense footing" sounds fine to me, most of the results I got on Google have an "an" after "on."

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    Re: Tense footing

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    "The measure is on tense footing with competition law."

    "To be on tense footing" probably means to be in coflict with something, but I'm wondering if there should be an "a" after "on." Although "to be on tense footing" sounds fine to me, most of the results I got on Google have an "an" after "on."

    Thanks!
    I would use "a tense footing". We usually say "a........footing".

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