get run off (one's) feet

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get run off (one's) feet

To be made to work very hard and very quickly so that one is exceptionally busy, especially to an exhausting or exasperating degree. We have three parties of 40 scheduled for the dining room this evening, so all of our floor staff are going to get run off their feet. With three young kids, it's hard to remember a time when I didn't constantly get run off my feet.
See also: feet, get, off, run
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be/get ˌrun/ˌrushed off your ˈfeet

be very busy: In the last few days before the holidays, the sales assistants were rushed off their feet.
See also: feet, get, off, run, rush
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