fall at (one's) feet

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fall at (one's) feet

To lay before someone in reverence or submission. In my dream, I fell at Mother Mary's feet, weeping.
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As he went out at the prisoners' door, she turned, laid her head lovingly on her father's breast, tried to speak to him, and fell at his feet.
At first he refused, but she wept still more and more, and fell at his feet, till at last he consented; but the moment she came to her father's house the guards awoke and he was taken prisoner again.
Nolan fell at his feet and Gerrard had nowhere else to go.
Paul Corrigan gave the home from close range after McMenamin's flicked header fell at his feet in the 35th minute.
He was on his own when Claus Lundekvam's header fell at his feet and he buried the chance.
They took the lead just before the break when Jamie Mitchell scored his second of the season after a free-kick fell at his feet.