bring (one) to (one's) 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.
See also: bring, feet
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bring (one) to one's feet

 and 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.
See also: bring, feet
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The performance ended with a rock version of O Come All Ye Faithful that brought us to our feet. What a performance ( slick, modern, immaculately staged and yet filled with the fervour that created the army in the first place.
The performance ended with a rock version of O Come All Ye Faithful that brought us to our feet. What a performance - slick, modern, immaculately staged and yet filled with the fervour that created the Army in the first place.