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    Feet is ahead

    Hi guys,

    Can we say "Your one foot is ahead of other". If somebody's feet are not leveled while standing.

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    Re: Feet is ahead

    "One of your feet is in front of the other."; "One foot is in front of the other."
    "Your one foot" doesn't work - it implies that the person has only one foot, in which case it can't be in front of the other, which isn't there.

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    Re: Feet is ahead

    If the two feet were on different levels, "ahead" is not the correct word. You could use "higher" or "lower". One foot ahead of the other is the normal way we walk on level ground.

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    Re: Feet is ahead

    Unless you are a golf instructor or a batting instructor, why would you ever need to say this?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Feet is ahead

    Yes that is what I want to say, if a person is standing in the way we walk. One foot ahead and one backwatds.

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    Re: Feet is ahead

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Yes that is what I want to say, if a person is standing in the way we walk. One foot ahead and one backwatds.
    But we don't walk with one foot pointing ahead, and other backwards.

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    Re: Feet is ahead

    That would be fifth position in ballet! http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...h_position.jpg

    You're talking about this: http://www.womenwalkingshoes.net/wp-...5/walking1.jpg - one foot ahead of the other/one foot in front of the other.

    These people have one foot higher or lower than the other: https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=fe...=isch&imgdii=_
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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