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    Default Expression ''Jumping to her feet''

    Hello, I didn't get the whole meaning of this expression; its just like an emphasising idiom?

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    Default Re: Expression ''Jumping to her feet''

    Quote Originally Posted by WilliamRota View Post
    Hello, I didn't get the whole meaning of this expression; its is it just like an emphasising idiom?
    Please give us the whole sentence and context where you saw the phrase. And what do you mean by "an emphasising idiom"?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Expression ''Jumping to her feet''

    Yes, this is an idiom.

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    Default Re: Expression ''Jumping to her feet''

    Better to give more context, but you are correct. It means that someone stands up quickly, and is generally used to emphasise surprise or eagerness. No "jumping" need actually be involved....
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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