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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?



 
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #1 (permalink) Thu Sep 30, 2010 16:37 pm   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #353 "English Slang Idioms (74)", question 4

"Well, you are on friendly ......... here. You have been here a year now and you are in the top ten percent of our employees," the boss told him during his performance evaluation.

(a) marriage
(b) footing
(c) relations
(d) ejection

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #353 "English Slang Idioms (74)", answer 4

"Well, you are on friendly footing here. You have been here a year now and you are in the top ten percent of our employees," the boss told him during his performance evaluation.

Correct answer: (b) footing

Your answer was: incorrect
"Well, you are on friendly relations here. You have been here a year now and you are in the top ten percent of our employees," the boss told him during his performance evaluation.
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #2 (permalink) Thu Sep 30, 2010 21:38 pm   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

Yes, on good terms.
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #3 (permalink) Wed Oct 20, 2010 15:53 pm   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

Hi,

Is ''friendly footing'' relevant to his job accopmlishments as a very active person showing on time and do his works as the way he's entrusted? or it's relevant to his ways with people around, like he gets along with them ok??

or they're both combination?
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #4 (permalink) Wed Oct 20, 2010 18:26 pm   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

No, puppet. The meaning is above.
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #5 (permalink) Wed Oct 20, 2010 18:33 pm   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

Hi Beeesneees,

The meaning still not clear to me. Is being ""friendly footing"" something has to do with his work achievments, his morals with the crew ?
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #6 (permalink) Wed Oct 20, 2010 20:05 pm   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

Friendly footing does not necessarily have anything to do with work.
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #7 (permalink) Wed Oct 20, 2010 20:31 pm   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

Beeesneees,

Thank you..
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #8 (permalink) Sat Oct 30, 2010 4:27 am   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

Again,

I've got mixed up. Does freindly footing mean; to get along ok ?

I need help.
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #9 (permalink) Sat Oct 30, 2010 10:27 am   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

Yes - on good terms.
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Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis? #10 (permalink) Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:32 am   Does on friendly footing mean on friendly basis?
 

Now I got it.

Thank you Beee again.
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