on one's feet
In addition to the idiom (see the next entry) on one's feet
, also see
- dead on one's feet
- fall (land) on one's feet
- get to one's feet
- set one back on one's feet
- stand on one's feet
- think on one's feet
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Words nearby on one's feet
Idioms and Phrases with on one's feet (2 of 2)
Standing, as in I'm tired—I've been on my feet all day. [Mid-1400s] Also see get to one's feet.
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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