be on one's toes

be on one's toes
быть настороже́

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  • step\ on\ one's\ toes — • step on one s toes • step on the toes of • tread on one s toes • tread on the toes of v. phr. To do something that embarrasses or offends someone else. If you break in when other people are talking, you may step on their toes. Mary is pretty,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tread\ on\ one's\ toes — • step on one s toes • step on the toes of • tread on one s toes • tread on the toes of v. phr. To do something that embarrasses or offends someone else. If you break in when other people are talking, you may step on their toes. Mary is pretty,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • turn up one's toes — {v. phr.}, {slang} To die. * /One morning the children found that their pet mouse had turned up his toes, so they had a funeral for him./ Compare: PUSH UP THE DAISIES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn up one's toes — {v. phr.}, {slang} To die. * /One morning the children found that their pet mouse had turned up his toes, so they had a funeral for him./ Compare: PUSH UP THE DAISIES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step on one's toes — or[tread on one s toes] {v. phr.} To do something that embarrasses or offends someone else. * /If you break in when other people are talking, you may step on their toes./ * /Mary is pretty, and she often treads on the toes of the girls by… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step on one's toes — or[tread on one s toes] {v. phr.} To do something that embarrasses or offends someone else. * /If you break in when other people are talking, you may step on their toes./ * /Mary is pretty, and she often treads on the toes of the girls by… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn up one's toes — ► turn up one s toes informal die. Main Entry: ↑toe …   English terms dictionary

  • turn up one's toes — phrasal slang : die * * * turn up one s toes (informal) To die • • • Main Entry: ↑toe …   Useful english dictionary

  • take to one's toes — To run away • • • Main Entry: ↑toe …   Useful english dictionary

  • on one's toes — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Alert; ready to act. * /The successful ball player is always on his toes./ Compare: HEADS UP, ON THE BALL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's toes — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Alert; ready to act. * /The successful ball player is always on his toes./ Compare: HEADS UP, ON THE BALL …   Dictionary of American idioms


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