underfoot

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  • From his not having begun well, they had become dry as things underfoot. Cited from One of Our Conquerors by G. Meredith, v2
  • As he watched, it seemed as if a great wave caught her suddenly underfoot. Cited from Moran of the Lady Letty, by Frank Norris
  • Men have come back who have been almost underfoot, so far to the east had they traveled. Cited from 1492, by Mary Johnston
  • Instead she did her best to get underfoot, usually in some provocative position. Cited from The Lani People, by J. F. Bone
  • It served to support her weight at least until she felt the ladder underfoot. Cited from The Purchase Price, by Emerson Hough
  • When he died they trampled him underfoot in order to reach her. Cited from The Sowers, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Much of the area still turns muddy underfoot two years later when there is heavy rain.
  • Due to the success of these initiatives, plans are underfoot for several more state school projects.
  • The rock underfoot was crumbling and he had to watch where he put his feet. Cited from Planet of the Damned, by Harry Harrison
  • A voracious reader, she wrote her first book in three days with three children underfoot.
  • They are considered better than regular floor tiles since they feel warmer underfoot.
  • Well, we'll have a good clear day for the game and a good turf underfoot. Cited from Behind the Line, by Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Usually this area around the lake is fairly dry underfoot.
  • In another moment she would be underfoot, or hurled into the air. Cited from My Lady of Doubt, by Randall Parrish
  • I take what is underfoot: What is yours is mine, my father! Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 30, Apr, 1860
  • He was so little of a woodsman that he never looked underfoot. Cited from To Have and To Hold, by Mary Johnston
  • She had saved him from being trampled underfoot and had gone, scarcely having been. Cited from Ulysses, by James Joyce
  • If he failed he would simply trample his failure underfoot without scruple and go on. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • I take what is underfoot; What is yours is mine, my father. Cited from Poems By Walt Whitman, by Walt Whitman
  • There was soft new moss underfoot, and one walked as if in a temple. Cited from Love's Pilgrimage, by Upton Sinclair
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Meaning of underfoot

  • adverb Under the feet
    trampled the beans underfoot, green grass growing underfoot
  • adverb In the way and hindering progress
    a house with children and pets and toys always underfoot