on (one's) tiptoes


: with one's toes touching the ground and one's heels raised up
He stood on his tiptoes trying to see over the crowd.

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“On (one's) tiptoes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20%28one%27s%29%20tiptoes. Accessed 2 Apr. 2023.

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