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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My instep was always large; however, when I jumped I landed not on the balls of my feet but on my insteps.
Despite their rather slimy appearance, once IOd slipped them into my shoes they were quite pleasant I providing a cooling and cushioning effect on the balls of my feet. I was able to prance about in my shoes for ages without developing a limp.
? For the past couple of years I have had an increasing sensation of socks bunching up underneath the balls of my feet. I've felt this while wearing dress socks and shoes, white single-layer socks and older running shoes for walking around the house, and even double-layer running socks and new running shoes.