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Japanese translation of foot

foot

noun   /fʊt/
A1 (plural feet /fiːt/) one of the two flat parts on the ends of your legs that you stand on
足(くるぶしから下の部分)
bare feet
on foot A2 walking
歩いて
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
フィート(長さの単位、30.48cm)
Alex is about six feet tall.
(plural foot, feet) (written abbreviation ft.) a unit for measuring length, equal to 12 inches
フィート(長さの単位、12インチ)
Alex is about six feet tall.
at the foot of something the bottom of something
(山の)ふもと, (物の)底
He was standing at the foot of the stairs.
get/rise to your feet to stand up after you have been sitting
立ち上がる
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
しり込みする
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
失言する
have one foot in the grave to be very old and near death
棺おけに片足を突っ込んでいる
have your feet on the ground to be very practical and see things as they really are
足が地に着いている
(Definition of foot noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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