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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Arnold Peralta 5 Infuriating theatrics, feigned injury before leaping to feet. Robbie Crawford 6 Several impressive surging runs but far too peripheral.