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.
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But this episode opens on death row where a convicted double murderer is about to be executed, and after two hours of bungling, Diane (Christine Baranski) is leaping to her feet, invoking the 8th amendment against torture.
She's just a loud, embarrassing attention seeker, leaping to her feet dancing if any of "her boys" are singing.
Leaping to her feet when Ant McPartlin said "King", the swivel-eyed old broad's strange twitchy face (right) was a picture of bliss.
So what with Daniel desperate to stop the wedding and Amanda leaping to her feet in church to perform a song that definitely isn't on the hymn sheet, if anyone should be complaining at being elbowed out of the limelight tonight, it's probably Betty herself.
When darkness fell, his captors had their way with Noi until she went mad, suddenly leaping to her feet, broken, blathering insanely, and threw herself upon a spear.
Her news hoarding for the Hotten Courier - "Crazed Lesbian In Frenzied Attack" - is matched only by her performance at Zoe's bail hearing, leaping to her feet and shouting: "She's a dangerous loony!" before threatening to kill her.