August 29, 2006

stand on one’s feet

Posted in Idioms at 10:02 am by Feng

stand on one’s (own) feet — to act or behave independently [answers]

On ‘The Practice’, new evidence suggests that Bob’s client indeed commits the murder. Bob asks his colleague to take over the case, since he has been emotionally involved with the client. He says: “I cannot stand on my feet and do the closing.”

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