rise to (one's) feet

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rise to (one's) feet

To come to one's feet; to stand up. Everyone rose to their feet in applause after hearing the singer's powerful voice. We all rose to our feet to see what the commotion was.
See also: feet, rise
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

rise to one's feet

to stand up. The entire audience rose to its feet, applauding wildly. We rose to our feet when the bride came down the aisle.
See also: feet, rise
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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At that the others began to gibber in unison, also rising to their feet, spreading their hands and swaying their bodies in rhythm with their chant.