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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I am not ashamed to say I leapt to my feet and let out a blood curdling roar of joy and appreciation.
But it was worth it and I leapt to my feet to make sure the gaffer had seen it.