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at (one's) feet
1. In a position of devotion or worship to one; paying homage or reverential attention to one. That renowned professor has everyone in the school at his feet—his class for next semester filled up in just a few hours. My brother chose to sit at the saints' feet for the rest of his life, but I do not intend to pursue such a life of the cloth.
2. In a position to be easily obtained or used for one's benefit or advantage. Do these five things, and you'll be sure to have multiple offers at your feet.
3. In a position to be considered one's responsibility or fault. Because I'm their elected official, voters are quick to lay any economic woes at my feet.
at somebody’s ˈfeetrespecting and admiring somebody, and so being influenced by them: As a young man, he had the whole of Paris at his feet.
at (someone's) feet
Enchanted or fascinated by another.