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foot

noun
 
/fʊt/
A1 ( plural feet /fiːt/) one of the two flat parts on the ends of your legs that you stand on
piede
bare feet
on foot A2 walking
a piedi
I usually go to school on foot.
B1 ( plural foot, feet) ( written abbreviation ft) a unit for measuring length, equal to 0.3048 metres or 12 inches
piede (unità di misura uguale a 0,3048 metri)
Alex is about six feet tall.
( plural foot, feet) ( written abbreviation ft.) a unit for measuring length, equal to 12 inches
piede (unità di misura uguale a 0,3048 metri)
Alex is about six feet tall.
at the foot of something the bottom of something
ai piedi di qualcosa, a piè di (pagina)
He was standing at the foot of the stairs.
get/rise to your feet to stand up after you have been sitting
alzarsi, tirarsi su
The audience rose to their feet.
get cold feet to suddenly become too frightened to do what you had planned to do, especially something important
aver fifa
I tried to ask her out, but I got cold feet.
put your foot in it to say something silly or embarrassing, without intending to
fare una gaffe
have one foot in the grave to be very old and near death
avere un piede nella fossa
have your feet on the ground to be very practical and see things as they really are
avere i piedi per terra
(Definition of foot from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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