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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
When DyRET is walking, it continuously senses the environment through its feet and 3D camera.This Shape-Shifting Robot Can Rearrange Its Body to Walk in New Environments|David Howard|March 25, 2021|Singularity Hub
Everything the Sixers do on defense revolves around his ability — through his unique combination of size, quick feet and basketball IQ — to both control the paint and wall off the path to the rim.Joel Embiid Changed His Offseason Conditioning. Now He’s Playing Like An MVP.|Yaron Weitzman|February 9, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Stagger your feet heel to toe, with the top foot in front of the bottom foot.
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
“Wait…” Suddenly a huge, graceful black marlin leaps out of the water, sending a shower of water ten feet high.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 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.
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.Confidence|Henry James
Moreover, most of the burrows were only a few feet apart and no agonistic behavior was witnessed.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
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.