be run off one's feet

be run off one's feet be extremely busy.
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  • run off one's feet — Exhausted by overwork • • • Main Entry: ↑run …   Useful english dictionary

  • be run off one's feet — be extremely busy. → run …   English new terms dictionary

  • be run off one's feet — see foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • be run off your feet — be run/rushed off (your) feet to have to work very hard or very fast. There s only one secretary working for the whole accounts department and the poor woman is run off her feet. We weren t exactly rushed off our feet there was only one visitor… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be run off feet — be run/rushed off (your) feet to have to work very hard or very fast. There s only one secretary working for the whole accounts department and the poor woman is run off her feet. We weren t exactly rushed off our feet there was only one visitor… …   New idioms dictionary

  • run — ► VERB (running; past ran; past part. run) 1) move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time. 2) move about in a hurried and hectic way. 3) pass or cause to pass: Helen ran her fingers through her …   English terms dictionary

  • run — v. & n. v. (running; past ran; past part. run) 1 intr. go with quick steps on alternate feet, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time. 2 intr. flee, abscond. 3 intr. go or travel hurriedly, briefly, etc. 4 intr. a advance by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • run — verb (runs, running, ran ran; past participle run) 1》 move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time.     ↘enter or be entered in a race.     ↘(of hounds) chase or hunt their quarry.     ↘(of a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • run — [run] vi. ran or Dial. run, run, running [altered (with vowel prob. infl. by pp.) < ME rinnen, rennen < ON & OE: ON rinna, to flow, run, renna, to cause to run (< Gmc * rannjan); OE rinnan, iornan: both < Gmc * renwo < IE base * er …   English World dictionary

  • run — runnable, adj. runnability, n. /run/, v., ran, run, running, n., adj. v.i. 1. to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground. 2. to move with… …   Universalium


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