feet


feet
feet [fēt]
n.
pl. of FOOT
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feet of clay
a weakness or defect of character (in an otherwise strong person)
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get one's feet wet
to have or get one's first experience in some activity or pursuit
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have one's feet on the ground
to be practical, realistic, etc.
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on one's feet
1. in a standing position
2. firmly established
3. in a sound or recovered condition
4. alert(ly)
5. without preparation; extemporaneously
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sit at the feet of
to be an admiring disciple of
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stand on one's own two feet or stand on one's own feet
to be independentsweep ( or carry) someone off his ( or her) feet
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sweep someone off his feet or sweep someone off her feet or carry someone off his feet
to inspire strong and immediate enthusiasm, love, etc. in someone
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to one's feet
to a standing position

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  • Feet — Feet, n. pl. See {Foot}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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