kiss (one's) feet

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kiss (one's) feet

figurative To grovel or otherwise try to gain favor. The professor isn't going to give you an A, so you might as well stop kissing his feet.
See also: feet, kiss
References in classic literature ?
The culprits flung themselves prone, in an ecstasy of gratitude, and kissed his feet, declaring that they would never forget his goodness and never cease to pray for him as long as they lived.
I kissed his feet," he sobbed, before being thrown out.
Sedgwick said at a second meeting Wickremesekera removed the boy's shoes and socks and kissed his feet before kissing his toes.
He was the King of Corruption and many kissed his feet and tried to follow his example.
The stranger bent down and kissed his feet in gratitude for the aid effort.
Elvis thought he was the best and John Lennon kissed his feet.
I kissed his feet, and I kissed his legs, and I couldn't go any higher.
I didn't see Albert for ages after that but I'd have kissed his feet as a thank-you if he'd wanted me too.