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land on one's feetTo be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.
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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.
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flogging the landDamaging agricultural land through excessive grazing or clearing.
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fat of the landThe greatest part of anything; the finest and most abundant share of resources; the cream of the crop.
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land of opportunityA nickname for the United States.
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land of plentyA utopia that provides for all one's needs
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land poorIn a condition of poverty as a result of inability to meet tax payments or other financial requirements for one's land holdings.
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lay of the landThe physical characteristics of the terrain or surrounding natural environment.
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lay of the landThe trends, feelings, intentions, and other factors influencing a strategic, political, or social situation.
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Promised LandThe area historically known as Judea, which was promised to the Israelites by God according to oral tradition recorded in the Book of Genesis.
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Promised LandAmerica.
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Promised LandAny place to which one eagerly seeks to go and which one expects to greatly improve one's situation.
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Promised LandHeaven or the afterlife.
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see how the land liesTo wait for all the information about something before taking action.
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put one's feet upTo relax.
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cover one's feetto lower one's garment, especially to urinate or defecate.
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drag one's feetTo procrastinate, put off; to dawdle, avoid, or make progress slowly and reluctantly.
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find one's feetTo grow in confidence in a new situation as one gains experience.
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get one's feet wetTo begin gaining experience; To take a risk and try something new.
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in one's stockinged feetWearing socks, stockings or other hosiery on one's feet but no shoes.
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let the grass grow under one's feetTo be idle; to fail to make progress.
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on one's feetBeing stable or capable, especially in a financial or emotional sense.
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on one's feetBeing standing up.
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on one's feetBeing well again after a bout of illness.
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out on one's feetStanding erect but not consciously aware of one's surroundings, or only minimally aware, and having little or no ability to control one's bodily actions, as a result of physical injury or exhaustion.
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out on one's feetStupefied; dazed; nonfunctional.
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stand on one's own two feetTo be independent. To survive without any help.
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think on one's feetWhen one is in the middle of a process, activity, or conversation, to adjust rapidly, effectively, and intelligently to new developments or changing circumstances.
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to not let any grass grow under one's feetto be always active and never delay in taking an action
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vote with one's feetTo show a lack of support for something by departing or otherwise absenting oneself.
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vote with one's feetTo show support for something by going to or otherwise being present somewhere.
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cold hands, warm heart; dirty feet, no sweetheart!A few old timer's "fun" way to compliment a lady & to find out if she could be courted.
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a closed mouth gathers no feetOne who does not speak can be certain he won't say anything embarrassing.
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at the feet ofAs a disciple, student, subordinate or worshiper of.
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at the feet ofUsed other than as an idiom: Situated near the feet of.
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beat feetTo flee.
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beat feetTo run.
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feet firstWith the feet preceding the rest of the body.
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feet firstIn the manner of a deceased person (i.e., dead).
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feet of clayTo say that someone, who appears strong or invincible, in fact has a hidden weak point which could cause their fall.
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feet on the groundIn a manner characteristic of a practical person; sensibly.
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get cold feetTo become nervous or anxious and reconsider a decision about an upcoming event.
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hold someone's feet to the fireTo maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions.
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itchy feetA strong desire to travel; wanderlust.
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itchy feetRestlessness.
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lay something at the feet ofTo assign responsibility for (something) to (someone).
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six feet underBuried six feet underground; not alive; dead.
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sweep someone off their feetTo seduce someone romantically.
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two left feetExhibiting particular clumsiness, especially at dancing or at soccer.
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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.
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