hand and foot


see bound hand and foot; wait on someone hand and foot.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

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Example sentences from the Web for hand and foot

  • You will find my sister in his room, for she has nursed him hand-and-foot this two months back.

    Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes|Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Such a system of hand-and-foot control has become general in aeroplanes.

    The Aeroplane|Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper