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
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Some of Douglas-Brown's antics are magnetic for their ability to sketch his character, from kissing feet to throwing two cigarettes into his mouth at once.
Washing and kissing feet, on my knees on the floor, all seemed very natural to me, perhaps because I was busy doing my task.