run (someone) off his or her feet

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run (someone) off his or her feet

To make someone work very hard and/or quickly, especially to an exhausting or exasperating degree; to make great demands of someone's time or energy. With the recent reductions in staff, my boss has been running me off my feet lately! Just about every parent on the planet knows how kids can run you off your feet.
See also: feet, off, run
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Trained by Brian Baugh, she is owned by Gary Hignett, who said: "They went off very fast and ran her off her feet.
just ran her off her feet over this trip, but I think it will be different over six furlongs.