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land on one's feetTo be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.
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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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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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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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put one's feet upTo relax.
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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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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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stand on one's own two feetTo be independent. To survive without any help.
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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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flogging the landDamaging agricultural land through excessive grazing or clearing.
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land of opportunityA nickname for the United States.
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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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beat feetTo flee.
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beat feetTo run.
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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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get cold feetTo become nervous or anxious and reconsider a decision about an upcoming event.
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six feet underBuried six feet underground; not alive; dead.
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two left feetExhibiting particular clumsiness, especially at dancing or at soccer.
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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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sweep someone off their feetTo seduce someone romantically.
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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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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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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.
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one can't hold two watermelons in one handdo not attempt to take on more than you can handle
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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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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.
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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.
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keep one's cards close to one's chestTo avoid revealing one's thoughts, circumstances, or plans.
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one's bark is worse than one's biteThe individual acts threatening but is relatively harmless.
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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.
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put one's money where one's mouth isTo make or take a bet.
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all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.
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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.
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it takes one to know oneThe person criticizing is as bad as the person being criticized.
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put one's foot in one's mouthTo misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.
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wear one's heart on one's sleeveTo be extremely transparent, open, or forthright about one's emotions.
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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.
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keep one on one's toesTo keep one attentive, active, busy or alert.
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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindA cliché used to exaggerate an accomplishment or milestone..
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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.
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one can run but one can't hideThere is nothing someone can do to evade something.You can run but you can't hide.
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one by oneIndividually in succession; one at a time.
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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.
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cold oneA beer.
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day oneThe very beginning.
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