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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Why, old chap, to coat myself with such a paint would be to put the world at my feet.
50 BOND CITY/BORN FOR DANCING (71) are only marginally superior to World At My Feet (70) and this looks too tough.
World At My Feet, convincing winner of the novice, cost only 1,600gns as a yearling
Neville Bycroft, who has only four two-year-olds at his Malton yard, has a useful one in World At My Feet, who opened her account at the second attempt in the novice stakes.
Winning jockey Jimmy Quinn was adamant World At My Feet should be kept to five furlongs, and Bycroft may consider a tilt at Beverley's Hilary Needler.
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