keep (one's) feet

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keep (one's) feet

To maintain one's balance; to avoid falling off one's feet. 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
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NEWCASTLE United's star man Matt Ritchie is keeping his feet firmly on the ground despite the club's flying start to the season - insisting the Magpies must focus on reaching the 40-point mark first.
JOCKEY-of-the-moment Paul Hanagan was yesterday keeping his feet firmly on the ground, despite making a flying start to the season, writes Andrew Dietz.
However, as usual, Capello is keeping his feet firmly planted on the ground.
He finished off the drive by stepping up in the pocket and hitting Bragg at the right side of the end zone, and Bragg did a dandy job of keeping his feet inbounds.
Adventure skier Peter Bowers credits SealSkinz with keeping his feet dry and blister-free in a dangerous week of hiking and skiing in Alaska.
The lessons included proper kicking and rolling mechanics and keeping his feet pointed.