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Mary slid her feet into her sandals.
He wiped his feet on the mat.
They stamped their feet to keep warm (=brought them down hard on the ground).
He looked at the teacher and shuffled his feet nervously.
The deck was slippery beneath her feet.
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The house is 275 feet above sea level.
The dining room measures 30 foot by 10.
We had over two feet of snow last night.
The boat is 25 feet long.
She paused at the foot of the stairs.
We camped that night at the foot of the mountain.
Henry stood at the foot of the bed.
Jim’s hoping he’ll be back on his feet by next week.
The new measures are intended to get the business back on its feet.
This one-week course offers the chance to get your feet wet.
I got off on the wrong foot with Patrick.
Sally got cold feet at the last moment and called off the wedding.
Simon always manages to land on his feet.
‘She’s an outstanding actress.’ ‘Outstanding my foot!’
During two days of tough interviews, he never put a foot wrong.
Brazil’s brilliant play put their opponents on the back foot.
Jack really put his foot in it by telling Alice about the surprise party.
It was the first time she had set foot in the desert.
It was the first time I had set foot on French soil.
The children have been under my feet all day.
This is the British English definition of foot. View American English definition of foot.
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