leap to (one's) feet(redirected from leaping to one's feet)
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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