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on one's toes

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paying close attention usually for the purpose of anticipating approaching danger or opportunity
  • His unpredictability keeps me on my toes.

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“On one's toes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/on%20one%27s%20toes. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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