bring (one) to (one's) feet(redirected from brought him to his feet)
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bring (one) to (one's) feet
To cause one to stand up and show one's approval through applause and/or cheering. This phrase is usually used in reference to an audience or crowd. The singer's powerful voice brought us to our feet.
bring (one) to one's feetand bring something to its feet
to make someone or an audience rise up applauding or cheering in approval or in salute to someone or something. (Usually refers to an audience.) The finale brought the audience to its feet. Liz was brought to her feet by the playing of the national anthem.