at one's feet


at one's feet
phrasal under one's spell or influence

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on one's feet — {adv. phr.} 1. Standing or walking; not sitting or lying down; up. * /Before the teacher finished asking the question, George was on his feet ready to answer it./ * /In a busy gasoline station, the attendant is on his feet all day./ Compare: TO… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's feet — {adv. phr.} 1. Standing or walking; not sitting or lying down; up. * /Before the teacher finished asking the question, George was on his feet ready to answer it./ * /In a busy gasoline station, the attendant is on his feet all day./ Compare: TO… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ one's\ feet — adv. phr. 1. Standing or walking; not sitting or lying down; up. Before the teacher finished asking the question, George was on his feet ready to answer it. In a busy gasoline station, the attendant is on his feet all day. Compare: to one s feet… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • regain one's feet — {v. phr.} To get back up again after falling down. * /Tom fell while he skied down the hill but he regained his feet quickly./ Compare: TO ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • regain one's feet — {v. phr.} To get back up again after falling down. * /Tom fell while he skied down the hill but he regained his feet quickly./ Compare: TO ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drag one's feet — verb postpone doing what one should be doing (Freq. 2) He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days • Syn: ↑procrastinate, ↑stall, ↑drag one s heels, ↑shillyshally, ↑dilly dally, ↑dillydally …   Useful english dictionary

  • drag\ one's\ feet — • drag one s feet • drag one s heels v. phr. To act slowly or reluctantly. The children wanted to watch television, and dragged their feet when their mother told them to go to bed. The city employees said the mayor had promised to raise their pay …   Словарь американских идиом

  • off one's feet — See: KNOCK OFF ONE S FEET, SWEEP OFF ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to one's feet — {adv. phr.} To a standing position; up. * /After Henry had been tackled hard by four big players, he got to his feet slowly and painfully./ * /When Sally saw the bus coming, she jumped to her feet and ran out./ Compare: ON ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off one's feet — See: KNOCK OFF ONE S FEET, SWEEP OFF ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to one's feet — {adv. phr.} To a standing position; up. * /After Henry had been tackled hard by four big players, he got to his feet slowly and painfully./ * /When Sally saw the bus coming, she jumped to her feet and ran out./ Compare: ON ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms


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