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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While they were anxious to show off some new material, it wasn't until the closing minutes we all leapt to our feet for Take On Me, The Living Daylights and The Sun Always Shines On TV.