Running them off their feet - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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run (one) off (one's) feet
To make someone work very hard and/or quickly, especially to an exhausting or exasperating degree; to make great demands of someone's time or energy. With the recent reductions in staff, my boss has been running me off my feet lately! Just about every parent on the planet knows how kids can run you off your feet.
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And in an effort to banish memories of last season's narrow 22-19 loss at Kingsholm and successive defeats during the Under-21 World Cup in Scotland, Wales are aiming to bring about their opponents' downfall by running them off their feet
'We have got the capabilities of running them off their feet
. We showed that in the last 15 minutes, but you've got to do it for whole of match.