Run us off our feet - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
run (one) off (one's) feet (redirected from run us off our feet)
run (one) off (one's) 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.
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The pleasing thing was the Reds tried to run us off our feet
and play at a high tempo.
Director of rugby John McNally said: "Caldy looked like they were going to run us off our feet
at the beginning of the game but I was proud of the way we stuck at the task and we gave a very good account of ourselves overall.
We've heard that he is planning to run us off our feet
and then put pressure on us," said Gatland.
They are very physical and on their own ground in good weather they will still want to spread the ball and try to run us off our feet