set foot on
phrasal to step onto

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • set foot on — set foot on/in/ phrase to go to a place, especially when there is something special or unusual about you doing this set foot on/in/in: It was the first time she had set foot in the desert. set foot o …   Useful english dictionary

  • set foot on something — set ˈfoot in/on sth idiom to enter or visit a place • the first man to set foot on the moon • I vowed never to set foot in the place again. Main entry: ↑footidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • set foot on or in — idi set foot on or in, to go on or into; enter: Don t set foot in this office again![/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • set foot in something — set ˈfoot in/on sth idiom to enter or visit a place • the first man to set foot on the moon • I vowed never to set foot in the place again. Main entry: ↑footidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • set foot in — phrasal : enter * * * set foot in To enter • • • Main Entry: ↑foot * * * set foot on/in/ phrase to go to a place, especially when there is something special or unusual about you doing this set foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • set one on his feet — Foot Foot (f[oo^]t), n.; pl. {Feet} (f[=e]t). [OE. fot, foot, pl. fet, feet. AS. f[=o]t, pl. f[=e]t; akin to D. voet, OHG. fuoz, G. fuss, Icel. f[=o]tr, Sw. fot, Dan. fod, Goth. f[=o]tus, L. pes, Gr. poy s, Skr. p[=a]d, Icel. fet step, pace… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • set foot in/on — see ↑foot, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑set …   Useful english dictionary

  • set something on foot — archaic set an action or process in motion a plan had lately been set on foot for their relief. Compare with afoot …   Useful english dictionary

  • set something on foot — archaic set an action or process in motion. → foot …   English new terms dictionary

  • To set eyes on — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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