leap to (one's) feet

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leap to (one's) feet

To quickly or abruptly assume a standing position. The kids leaped to their feet the moment I walked in the room, so I knew they were up to something bad. We all leapt to our feet to applaud the amazing performance.
See also: feet, leap
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If an invited guest came in to take a look--say Charlie Chaplin, Nora Kaye or Jerome Robbins--Carmelita might leap to her feet for a little display--a knockout punch--of technique.