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footwork in Dance topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfootworkfoot‧work /ˈfʊtwɜːk $ -wɜːrk/ noun [uncountable]  1 APDDSskilful use of your feet when dancing or playing a sportgood/neat/fancy etc footwork The England keeper revealed some fancy footwork in the victory over Nottingham Forest.2 skilful methods that you use to achieve somethingfancy/deft/nifty etc footwork It took a bit of deft footwork to get them to agree.
Examples from the Corpus
footworkJim was uninterested in learning the kind of ecclesial footwork that would have made life easier for himself and his parish.Good footwork consists essentially in the ability to move swiftly from one position to another without sacrificing balance.The man complimented him on his footwork and suggested that he apply for a dance host position.I did not consciously move-it seemed the ring itself spun my toes into the rehearsed footwork.Two-thirds of wing chun's active principle is based upon hand manoeuvres and subtle, shifting footwork.The cold air is made even more apparent by the swift footwork when the entire cast jump lightly upwards away from the ground.He has power, obviously, and the footwork necessary to dance with outside pass rushers.These lent brilliance to the footwork which became more intricate and thus more interesting.good/neat/fancy etc footworkThey require accurate timing and neat footwork of the accents are to be heard and seen.Speed comes partly from good footwork anyway.Mitchell at the helm, Sanders and his fancy footwork, Moore and his mind-blowing numbers.But within 24 hours and with a little fancy footwork, Engler got in line behind Sen.He wasn't up to the fancy footwork required for duelling on the high seas.fancy/deft/nifty etc footworkMitchell at the helm, Sanders and his fancy footwork, Moore and his mind-blowing numbers.But within 24 hours and with a little fancy footwork, Engler got in line behind Sen.He wasn't up to the fancy footwork required for duelling on the high seas.