keep (one's) feet

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keep (one's) feet

To maintain one's balance; to avoid falling or tripping. It wasn't until the second day on the boat that I was able to keep my feet during one of these storms.
See also: feet, keep

keep your feet (or legs)

manage not to fall.
See also: feet, keep
References in classic literature ?
I remember going up some steep steps; they must have been worn smooth by long use or something of the kind, for I could hardly keep my feet as I went up.
I don't know why the universe is so determined to keep my feet on the ground" Actor Rufus Sewell, pictured, who says he is often mistaken for other actors "I hope as a culture we see a shift towards seeing women as intelligent beings, and take more notice of what they say than the shape of their legs" Radio 4's Alice Arnold, civil partner of broadcaster Clare Balding "There are no guarantees on how it will turn out.
He said: "I am happy with my performance but I have got to keep my feet on the ground.
Hanagan, who suffered a rare blank day at Southwell yesterday, said: "I've had a great start, but I'm going to keep going the way I am and keep my feet on the ground."
I need to keep my feet on the floor and move on to bigger things.
I order a D width in the box, C width in the heel, the sides cut down for better line, and the vamp lengthened to keep my feet from collapsing over.
ONLY IF I CAN KEEP MY FEET ON THE GROUND, PROFESSOR.
I prefer to keep my feet planted firmly on the Rock.
But I want to keep my feet on the ground, keep learning and keep progressing.