be run off (one's) feet

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be run off (one's) feet

To be exceptionally busy, especially to an exhausting or exasperating degree; to be made to work very hard and very quickly. We have three parties of 40 scheduled for the dining room this evening, so all of our floor staff are going to be run off their feet. With three young kids, it's hard to remember a time when I wasn't run off my feet.
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be run off your feet

If you are run off your feet, you are very busy. The poor girl was run off her feet with five children.
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be run off your feet

be kept extremely busy. informal
See also: feet, off, run

be/get ˌrun/ˌrushed off your ˈfeet

be very busy: In the last few days before the holidays, the sales assistants were rushed off their feet.
See also: feet, get, off, run, rush
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The British designer has been RUN OFF HER FEET hosting a posh dinner at Paradise Island in Mauritius.
HAZEL GLANVILLE is expecting to be run off her feet today when the highly rated Wootton Bassett puts his unbeaten record on the line again at Doncaster, writes Graham Green.
BACON BUSINESS: Linda was run off her feet by supportive customers who were horrified to read about Barclay's antics in the Daily Record
Nor are there plans to create his own Dave Clarke Five because wife Kelly is already run off her feet as the full-time m u m o f s o n s George, seven, and William, three.
The 21-year-old, who is now run off her feet with general appointments, parties and weddings, said: "I now feel I am in a much better position to provide for my family, and the flexibility that comes with being self-employed means I can juggle family commitments with work.
She was run off her feet in the Norfolk Stakes behind Rosselli, and only had two behind her at the line.
The Frenchwoman had no answer to Hingis's deep serves, and was run off her feet by the teenager's inch-perfect returns.
Zattah Pips is again likely to be run off her feet early, but there is every chance the race could be run to suit this very clever tracker.
The family who don't visit, the care worker who only does what's in the care plan, the nurse run off her feet or the boy who earns more money staying in bed than cutting her lawn?
Anna Fox is the secretary of the Scottish Kennel Club and she's run off her feet in the run-up to Scotland's biggest dog show at Ingliston, near Edinburgh.
Ros says she's not run off her feet fetching and carrying for the men in her life.
Run off her feet over 6f at Wolverhampton last time, but Michael Jarvis's filly is expected to find 7f on Fibresand more to her liking.