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on one's feet

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Other Idioms and Phrases with on one's feet (2 of 2)

on one's feet

1

Standing, as in I'm tired—I've been on my feet all day. [Mid-1400s] Also see get to one's feet.

2

Also, back on one's feet. Healthy, returned to good health, as in I hope you get back on your feet very soon. [c. 1800]

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