stand on one's own two feet

Definition of stand on one's own two feet

  1. :  to support oneself without help from other people You can't live with your parents forever. It's time to get a place of your own and learn to stand on your own two feet.

Word by Word Definitions

standplay
  1. :  to support oneself on the feet in an erect position

    :  to be a specified height when fully erect

    :  to rise to an erect position

  1. :  a halt for defense or resistance

    :  an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success

    :  a stop made to give a performance

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

  1. :  being one more than one in number

  1. :  two countable individuals not specified

    :  a small approximate number of indicated things

  1. :  the second in a set or series

    :  a 2-dollar bill

    :  something having two units or members

feet
  1. : plural offoot


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