foot

n.
lower extremity of a leg

1) to stamp; tap one's foot; to shuffle one's feet

2) to gain, get to one's feet

3) to set foot on (she has never set foot on foreign soil)

4) flat feet

5) in one's stocking feet

6) at one's feet (the dog lay at his feet)

7) on foot (they came on foot)

8) (misc.) to drag one's feet ('to move very slowly') or ('to refuse to act'); fast/quick on one's feet; to put one's best foot forward ('to attempt to make a good impression'); to put one's foot down ('to act firmly'); to get a foot in the door ('to make an initial step'); underfoot ('beneath one's feet'); to put one's foot in one's mouth ('to make an inappropriate statement'); she always lands on her feet ('she always manages to get out of difficulty')

bottom, end

9) at the foot of (at the foot of the bed)

unit of measurement equalling twelve inches

10) a cubic; square foot

* * *
[fʊt]
fast/quick on one's feet
get to one's feet
square foot
tap one's foot
to shuffle one's feet
underfoot ('beneath one's feet')
she always lands on her feet ('she always manages to get out of difficulty')
to put one's foot down ('to act firmly')
to put one's best foot forward ('to attempt to make a good impression')
to put one's foot in one's mouth ('to make an inappropriate statement')
to get a foot in the door ('to make an initial step')
['lower extremity of a leg'] to stamp
['unit of measurement equalling twelve inches'] a cubic
flat feet
in one's stocking feet
to gain
(misc.) to drag one's feet ('to move very slowly') or ('to refuse to act')
['bottom, end'] at the foot of (at the foot of the bed)
to set foot on (she has never set foot on foreign soil)
at one's feet (the dog lay at his feet)
on foot (they came on foot)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
, (in brutes), (a stocking, boot, etc.), / , , , (figures), / , , , , (a bill of expenses) / ,


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