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Idioms for feet
- in a standing position.
- in an independent or secure position: The loan helped him get on his feet again.
- in a restored or recovered state; able to continue:Psychotherapy helped her get back on her feet after her breakdown.
- to be financially self-supporting.
- to be independent: Overprotective parents do not prepare their children to stand on their own feet.
Words nearby feet
Example sentences from the Web for feet
The wreckage lies no more than around 100 feet down in the Java Sea.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Even a relatively small 250-pound bomb could kill or injure friendly troops who are within 650 feet of the explosion.
By contrast, a gun will allow a pilot to attack hostile forces that are less than 300 feet from friendly ground forces.
The pilot asked air-traffic control for permission to climb from 32,000 to 38,000 feet to avoid the bad weather.
The pilot had earlier called air-traffic control reporting heavy clouds and asked to move up to 38,000 feet from 32,000 feet.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was thirty-five feet long by fifteen broad, and twenty-two feet high.Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers|Ian Maclaren
The ground fell almost sheer six hundred feet to the flat bottom of the valley.London to Ladysmith via Pretoria|Winston Spencer Churchill
He was a comrade of Swarup Goswmi, and took absolute refuge at the feet of Chaitanya.Chaitanya's Life And Teachings|Krishna das Kaviraja
Stumbling hastily to his feet he confronted Dr. Miles Elliot.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams
The bridles are also of varying lengths, from 15 to 40 feet.Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory|Lucien Turner
British Dictionary definitions for feet
- standing up
- in good health
- (of a business, company, etc) thriving
Derived forms of feetfeetless, adjective
Idioms and Phrases with feet
In addition to the idioms beginning with feet
- feet of clay
- feet on the ground
- at someone's feet
- both feet on the ground
- dead on one's feet
- don't let the grass grow under one's feet
- drag one's feet
- fall on one's feet
- get one's feet wet
- get the lead out of (one's feet)
- get to one's feet
- have two left feet
- hold someone's feet to the fire
- off one's feet
- on one's feet
- put one's feet up
- rush off one's feet
- shake the dust from one's feet
- six feet under
- stand on one's feet
- take the load off (one's feet)
- think on one's feet
- under one's feet
- vote with one's feet
Also see underfoot.