get to (one's) feet

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get to (one's) feet

To stand up or rise. After the gym teacher made a few announcements, we all got to our feet and began running laps.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get to one's feet

Fig. to stand up. On a signal from the teacher, the students got to their feet. I was so weak, I could hardly get to my feet.
See also: feet, get
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

get to one's feet

Also, get on one's feet. Stand up, as in They all got to their feet when the President came in. [Early 1700s]
See also: feet, get
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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