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feet

 (fēt)
n.
Plural of foot.

feet

(fiːt)
n
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
a. standing up
b. in good health
c. (of a business, company, etc) thriving
9. put one's feet up to rest
10. stand on one's own feet to be independent
ˈfeetless adj

feet

(fit)

n.
a pl. of foot.
Idioms:
1. drag one's feet, to act or proceed slowly or reluctantly.
2. get one's feet wet, to take the first step in an activity, venture, etc.
3. have one's feet on the ground, to have a realistic, sensible attitude or approach.
4. on one's feet,
a. in a standing position.
b. in a secure, independent position or recovered state.
5. stand on one's own (two) feet,
a. to be financially self-supporting.
b. to be independent.
6. sweep off one's feet, to impress or overwhelm by ability, enthusiasm, or charm.
Translations
chodidla
fødder
jalat
stopala
fötter
เท้า
chân

feet

أَقْدام chodidla fødder Füße πόδια pies jalat pieds stopala piedi voeten føtter stopy pés стопы fötter เท้า ayaklar chân

feet

n., pl. de foot; pies.

feet

pl de foot
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Ay, but I lack feet," said Kaa; "and since this is the custom of all my people, I do not find it strange.
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Here and there were slight outcroppings of quartz-bearing rock which glistened in the sunlight; and a little to my left, perhaps a hundred yards, appeared a low, walled enclosure about four feet in height.
Their craggy sides are clothed with vegetation, and white specks of houses peep out from the luxuriant foliage everywhere; they are even perched upon jutting and picturesque pinnacles a thousand feet above your head.