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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
bare feet
on foot A2 walking
a pé
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
pé: 30,48 centímetros
Alex is about six feet tall.
( plural foot, feet) ( written abbreviation ft.) a unit for measuring length, equal to 12 inches
pé: 30,48 centímetros
Alex is about six feet tall.
at the foot of something the bottom of something
ao pé de algo
He was standing at the foot of the stairs.
get/rise to your feet to stand up after you have been sitting
pôr-se de pé
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
ficar com medo
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
dar um fora
have one foot in the grave to be very old and near death
estar com o pé na cova
have your feet on the ground to be very practical and see things as they really are
ter os pés no chão
(Definition of foot from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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