balls of the/(one's) feet

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balls of the/(one's) feet

The bottom part at the front of the feet that the toes connect to. For this dance move, you'll need to stand on the balls of your feet. When you're running, pay close attention to where the balls of the feet strike the ground.
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balls of one's feet

the bottom part of the feet just behind the toes. Mary got blisters on the balls of her feet from playing tennis. The dancer balanced on the balls of his feet.
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In Fancy Shawl she is constantly on the balls of her feet, flying through the air and whipping her shawl about her like a psychedelic butterfly.
With her feet carefully aligned, Lauren Mooney of Santa Clarita swiftly scooped up a softball from the ground, remembering to keep most of her weight on the balls of her feet.