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    out on his feet

    Hi everybody!
    I didn't catch the meaning of the following sentence:

    ...he seemed absolutely spent, *nearly out on his feet*, but found a reserve of energy...

    Is he very very tired?

    Thanks in advance for helping
    S

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    Re: out on his feet

    Quote Originally Posted by sonyet View Post
    Hi everybody!
    I didn't catch the meaning of the following sentence:

    ...he seemed absolutely spent, *nearly out on his feet*, but found a reserve of energy...

    Is he very very tired?

    Thanks in advance for helping
    S
    Yes, extremely tired.

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