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.
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keep your feet (or legs)

manage not to fall.
See also: feet, keep
References in classic literature ?
To keep one's feet in the midst of the hostile mass meant life, and this he learnt well.
They stayed with me twelve days, for there was a gale blowing from the North so strong that one could hardly keep one's feet on land.
May it be in love life or career, Kris said everything is influx, so she advised to always keep one's feet on the ground.
These fur shoes are ideal as they keep one's feet warm even if one does not wear any socks.
To some extent, working in the not-forprofit theater, which I do invariably, it's quite a shock for me coming into this--to field so many opinions and keep one's feet on the ground.
One can keep one's feet in town but still enjoy the Malverns from Silverdale Avenue, Worcester where local agency Town & Country are selling a traditional, four bedroom house in half an acre, guide price pounds 325,000.