throw (oneself) at (someone's) feet(redirected from throw themselves at their feet)
throw (oneself) at (someone's) feet
To plead for someone's mercy, forgiveness, protection, or aid. He's been throwing himself at voters' feet after the scandal, making promises about how he's reformed himself and still deserves their votes. You can't just throw yourself at our feet and expect forgiveness; you have to prove that you deserve it.