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.
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
Presently his articulation became shriller, and spreading his hands he rose to his feet. 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.
He threw the blankets from him and rose to his feet. Pulling on his boots and buckling his cartridge belt and revolver about his hips he stepped to the flap of his tent and looked out.
"There," he said, as he rose to his feet. "Now, let your arms, your legs and your head hang limply.
Trent took up the photograph, thrust it carefully into his pocket without looking at it, and rose to his feet.
Monty rose to his feet and balanced himself against the post.
Aynesworth rose to his feet. He wished to intimate that, so far as he was concerned, the interview was at an end.
Barrington also rose to his feet. He was beginning to recognize the hopelessness of his task.
It was only when Hamel rose to his feet that he looked swiftly up.
He rose to his feet, flung aside the straw pallet upon the street urchins, and fled.
With the dignity of an elder, he rose to his feet, and waited for silence amid the babble of voices.