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set foot

1. set foot in. Enter, as in I'll never set foot in this house again.
2. set foot on. Step on, as in We were so happy to set foot on dry land. [c. 1600]
See also: foot, set
References in classic literature ?
I suppose, said my guardian, laughing, "WE may set foot in the park while we are here?
Stranger," she said, 'I reckon you're sure the first white that ever set foot in this valley.
I do not ask to set foot aboard a finer steamship than the Uhlan of the Norddeutscher Lloyd, to meet a kindlier gentleman than her commander, or better fellows than his officers.
These words, uttered in a tone of surprise and reproach, drew upon this unknown personage the attention of the archdeacon which, to tell the truth, had not been diverted from him a single moment since the stranger had set foot across the threshold of his cell.
He told her that she was a tyrant, and that he would never set foot in her house again.
Sal, you needna ask me, I'm just a doited auld stock that never set foot in a club, so it's little I ken about glory.
The officer uttered a feeble cry, and turned his head away; the brother of the Grand Pensionary, before having set foot on the ground, whilst still on the bottom step of the carriage, was struck down with an iron bar which broke his skull.
Looking back on my conduct from the moment I first set foot on your beach, I can see no false pretence that I have made about myself or my intentions.
As a result, she, who had lived in the bush all her days and never so much as set foot in a canoe, rocked and rolled unendingly over the broad ocean in a perpetual nightmare of fear.
Nay, it is but a day since I set foot in Bordeaux, but I feared lest the prince should think it strange that I had not waited upon him.
The Scot is one of only The Scot is one of only five people known to five people known to have set foot on Cleft have set foot on Cleft Island, known locally as Island, known locally as Skull Rock, which lies Skull Rock, which lies three miles out into the three miles out into the Bass Strait, south east Bass Strait, south east of Melbourne.
Building firms also expect support from their governments and diplomats so they could set foot on the third markets more easily
ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the Americas were discovered by Muslims in the 12th century, nearly three centuries before Christopher Columbus set foot there.
Amway is to set foot on the Bulgarian market in June 2014 with an initial investment of USD 0.
Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon and a former research test pilot at the center.