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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He may just get a tiny clue though tonight as Alice totters up the aisle and Delilah leaps to her feet to warble a folk song called She Walks Through The Fair about a girl who pegs it before her wedding day.
At this, Faye leaps to her feet and yeIls, "Yeah, that's the ticket!"
I'LL PERCH HERE..; Cherie is too quick off the mark and is already sitting as the Queen makes her way to her chair; OH NO, HANG ON..; Mistake realised, Cherie leaps to her feet, hoping the Lord Mayor has hidden her error from view; IF I JUST HOVER..; With Her Majesty and Prince Philip seated, Cherie is still uncertain if it's time to plonk herself back down; GOT AWAY WITH IT; Phew!