world at (one's) feet

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world at (one's) feet

A phrase used to indicate someone's success in a particular area. Betsy is such a talented singer that I'm sure she'll have the world at her feet one day and be courted by record execs.
See also: feet, world
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They linger for a dozen pages over a tea-party, but sum up a life's history with "he had become one of our merchant princes," or "he was now a great artist, with the world at his feet.
THE family of a biker who died after a collision on Christmas Day have paid tribute to a 'passionate' young man 'who had the world at his feet.
He believes in his ability and so he should, he's a special talent and he's got the world at his feet.
ANDY ROBERTSON has the world at his feet says Hull boss Steve Bruce.
INSPIRATIONAL James Rose has got the world at his feet again thanks to a new set of legs.
PLAYING FOR KEEPS (12A) George (Gerard Butler) used to have the sporting world at his feet as a professional footballer, with a beautiful wife, Stacie (Jessica Biel), and cherubic son, Lewis (Noah Lomax).
From the outside looking in, golf is currently ruled by one man - a 23-year-old Northern Irishman with the world at his feet and a tennis star at his side.
However, after watching him make mistakes and look laboured early in the Haydock straight, I fear Long Run's best days may have come during that glorious 2010-11 season when he seemed to have the chasing world at his feet.
The Salford boxer had the world at his feet just a year ago, but was stunned when Ermano Fegatilli snatched his European crown.
CRUSADERS coach Todd Blackadder claimed Sonny Bill Williams has the rugby world at his feet after he produced a dazzling performance at Twickenham.
A student of computing at college in Scotland and happy in his relationship with his girlfriend, the Alnwick man seemed to have the world at his feet.
Summary: Amir Khan believes he has the world at his feet as some of the sport's leading fighters queue up for a showdown with the champion.
Summary: New Dubai Desert Classic champion Rory McIlroy has the golfing world at his feet, with all kinds of riches and success lying ahead after his first professional tournament win on "home" territory.
Their special guest is a man who, together with his band, was adored by millions; spent countless weeks at number one in 1994 with Love Is All Around and seemed to have the world at his feet until a drugs battle saw him disappear from the public eye.
Ray had the world at his feet and he will be sorely missed by everyone connected to Queens Park Rangers.
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