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1 = foot [feet, -pl.], tail, toe.
Ex. She was tapping with her foot on the carpet.
Ex. The top and bottom of the book are known as the head and tail respectively, and the front is the fore-edge (rhymes with porridge); similarly the margins round the type on each page are called the head, tail, outer (at the fore-edge), and inner margins.
Ex. The platen was lashed up tight to the toe of the spindle by cords which connected hooks at its four corners to another set of hooks at the four lower corners of the hose.
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* alfombra de pie de cama = bedside rug.
* al pie (de) = at the bottom (of), at the foot (of).
* al pie de la letra = to the letter.
* andar con pies de plomo = tread + warily.
* andarse con pies de plomo = walk on + eggshells.
* apagar un fuego con los pies = stomp out + fire.
* a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
* a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
* a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
* apoyo para los pies = footrest.
* arrastrando los pies = shuffling.
* arrastrar los pies = drag + Posesivo + feet, drag + Posesivo + heels.
* arreglarse los pies = pedicure.
* atar de pies y manos = hogtie.
* bajo los pies = underfoot.
* baño de pies = footbath.
* bomba de pie = foot pump.
* buscarle cinco pies al gato = split + hairs.
* buscarle los tres pies al gato = nitpick.
* buscarle tres pies al gato = split + hairs.
* caer de pie = land on + Posesivo + (own two) feet.
* carrera a pie = foot race.
* comenzar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
* comenzar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing.
* con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
* con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
* con los pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
* con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
* con pie firme = sure-footed.
* con un pie en la tumba = over the hill.
* cuidado de los pies = footcare.
* dar pie a = spark off, give + rise to, bring about, lead to, cause, open + the door to, give + cause to, give + occasion to.
* dedo del pie = toe.
* dedo gordo del pie, el = big toe, the.
* dedo meñique del pie = pinkie toe.
* de dos pies = two-legged.
* dejar de pie = leave + standing.
* de la cabeza a los pies = from head to foot, from head to toe.
* de nuevo en pie = up and about.
* de pies a cabeza = from head to toe, from head to foot.
* de pies ligeros = swift-footed.
* de pies planos = flat-footed.
* desde la cabeza hasta los pies = head to toe, from head to toe, from head to foot.
* distancia a pie = walking distance.
* el ciudadano de a pie = the average Joe.
* el mundo está a sus pies = the world is + Posesivo + oyster.
* empezar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
* empezar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing, hit + the ground running.
* en pie = up and about.
* en pie de guerra = on the warpath.
* entrar con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
* estar de pie = stand.
* estar de pie por encima de = stand over.
* freno de pie = foot brake [footbrake].
* gente de a pie = ordinary people.
* hombre de a pie, el = man-on-the-street, man in the street, the.
* ir a pie = leg it.
* la ciudadana de a pie = the average Jane.
* la gente se puso de pie para aplaudir = standing ovation.
* lámpara de pie = standing lamp, floor lamp.
* levantarse con el pie izquierdo = wake up on + the wrong side of the bed, get up on + the wrong side of the bed.
* mantenerse en pie = hold + Posesivo + own.
* no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
* no encontrar ni el pie ni la cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
* nota a pie de página = footnote.
* no tener ni pies ni cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of, be pointless.
* no tenerse en pie = Negativo + hold + water.
* parte anterior del pie = ball of + Posesivo + foot.
* perchero de pie = coat-stand.
* perder el pie = lose + Posesivo + footing.
* pie de atleta = athlete's foot.
* pie de imprenta = edition imprint, imprint statement, imprint.
* pie de obra = building site.
* pie de página = footer.
* pie de página repetido = running foot, footline.
* pie de pie = standing.
* Pie Grande = Bigfoot, Sasquatch.
* pies planos = flat feet, pes planus, fallen arches.
* pies sobre la tierra = feet on the ground.
* planta del pie = sole.
* poner de pie = stand + upright.
* poner los pies en alto = put + Posesivo + feet up.
* poner los pies en + Posesivo + casa = darken + Posesivo + door.
* poner los pies sobre la tierra = come down + to earth.
* poner pie en = set + foot (inside/in/on).
* ponerse de pie = rise, stand up, get to + Posesivo + feet, rise to + Posesivo + feet.
* ponerse en pie de guerra = dig up + the tomahawk, dig up + the hatchet, dig up + the war axe.
* retrete de pie = squat toilet, squatty potty, squat loo.
* sacar los pies del plato = break out of + the box.
* sacar los pies del tiesto = break out of + the box.
* salir por pies = take off + running, leg it, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.
* seguir Algo al pie de la letra = follow + Nombre + to the letter.
* seguir al pie de la letra = keep + strictly to the letter.
* seguir al pie del cañón = soldier on.
* seguir en pie = hold + Posesivo + own, hold up.
* sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
* tener los pies firmemente en el suelo = feet + be + firmly planted on the ground.
* tiña del pie = tinea pedis.
* uña del pie = toenail.
* visita a pie = walking tour.

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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