English version

be in a strong position

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe in a strong positionbe in a strong position (also gain a strong position)ADVANTAGE to be in a situation where you have power over other people or are likely to get what you want The company have gained a strong position in the cheese market. strong
Examples from the Corpus
be in a strong positionThe military did not always get its own way but it was in a strong position.Middlesbrough will be in a strong position if they take full advantage of games in hand.After an uneasy eighteen months he was in a stronger position than any Conservative leader since Lord Salisbury.The community broadcasters are in a stronger position than ever before to establish credibility at a nationwide level.Bougainville is in a strong position to demand concessions in the talks that will follow the accord.At the end of the war, the U.S. was in a strong position to influence the future of Europe.In the float it raised £50m cash, so is in a strong position to make its move.
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