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feet

[feet] /fit/
noun
1.
a plural of foot.
Idioms
2.
drag one's feet, to act or proceed slowly or without enthusiasm; to be reluctant to act, comply, etc.:
We can't begin the project until the steering committee stops dragging its feet.
3.
on one's feet,
  1. in a standing position.
  2. in an independent or secure position:
    The loan helped him get on his feet again.
  3. in a restored or recovered state; able to continue:
    Psychotherapy helped her get back on her feet after her breakdown.
4.
sit at the feet of, to attend upon as a disciple or follower:
American writers and painters no longer sit at the feet of Europeans.
5.
stand on one's own feet,
  1. to be financially self-supporting.
  2. to be independent:
    Overprotective parents do not prepare their children to stand on their own feet.
Also, stand on one's own two feet.
6.
sweep one off one's feet, to impress or overwhelm by ability, enthusiasm, or charm:
The gaiety of the occasion swept them off their feet.
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British Dictionary definitions for stand my own two feet

feet

/fiːt/
noun
1.
the plural of foot
2.
at someone's feet, as someone's disciple
3.
be run off one's feet, be rushed off one's feet, to be very busy
4.
carry off one's feet, sweep off one's feet, to fill with enthusiasm
5.
feet of clay, a weakness that is not widely known
6.
get one's feet wet, to begin to participate in something
7.
have one's feet on the ground, keep one's feet on the ground, to be practical and reliable
8.
on one's feet, on its feet
  1. standing up
  2. in good health
  3. (of a business, company, etc) thriving
9.
put one's feet up, to rest
10.
stand on one's own feet, to be independent
Derived Forms
feetless, adjective
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Word Origin and History for stand my own two feet

feet

n.

plural of foot (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for stand my own two feet
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with stand my own two feet
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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