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on your toes

C2 Someone or something that keeps you on your toes forces you to continue directing all your attention and energy to what you are doing: I work with people who are half my age so that keeps me on my toes.
(Definition of on your toes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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on your toes

aware and energetic as a result of being busy and challenged: Teaching four different subjects keeps you on your toes.
(Definition of on your toes from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on your toes”
in Chinese (Simplified) 忙个不停,永不懈怠…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忙個不停,永不懈怠…
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