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 ?
He kept our feet on the smoothest part of the road, and if the uphill was very long, he set the carriage wheels a little across the road, so as not to run back, and gave us a breathing.