under someone's feet

under someone's feet

If you complain that someone is under your feet, you are annoyed because they keep getting in your way when you are trying to do something. When you're in the house your parents moan about you always being under their feet. Note: You can also say that someone is out from under your feet if they have gone somewhere else. The new business got him out from under his wife's feet.
See also: feet
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