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    on your toes

    "Are we launching the new system now?" - "Not yet, but be on your toes."
    (Words & Phrases Tip 221 "on your toes")

    What do you think of saying "stay on your toes" to mean "be on your toes"?

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    Re: on your toes

    That works, too.

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    Re: on your toes

    I'd prefer "... but stay on your toes", to make it clear that the person is expected to be ready to move at any time.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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