the movable part of the body at the end of the leg, below the ankles, on which a person or animal stands
the part of a sock or stocking that covers the foot
particular manner of walking; step
the bottom part or lower end
(a measure of length equal to) 12 inches or about 0.305 metres
pay the cost of sth
"his bare feet projected from his trousers"
"armored from head to foot"
"he is six feet tall"
"curled up on the foot of the bed"
"the foot of the page"
"the foot of the list"
"the foot of the mountain"
"it was built on a base of solid rock"
"he stood at the foot of the tower"
"he followed on foot"
"the swiftest of foot"
"there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"
"one foot of the chair was on the carpet"
"pick up the tab"
"pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"
"foot the bill"
"let's hoof it to the disco"
His feet did not stamp the clods or feel the warmth..of the earth.
出自： J. Steinbeck
He lightly stroked the feet, probing between the long separated toes.
出自： I. Murdoch
A Quire of Ladies..That featly footing seem'd to skim the Ground.
His debts foot up to a huge sum.
误 Marathon runners are prone to stress fractures and a large number of feet ailments.
正 Marathon runners are prone to stress fractures and a large number of foot ailments.
误 He left the bed to the old man and lay at foot of the bed himself.
正 He left the bed to the old man and lay at the foot of the bed himself.
析 at the foot of...是固定词组,不能省略定冠词the。
误 She gave me the impression that she had a foot in the grave.
正 She gave me the impression that she had one foot in the grave.
析 “一只脚进坟墓(入土半截)”,英语的说法是have one foot in the grave,不能把one改成a。
误 The spy was arrested as soon as he set a foot on the country.
正 The spy was arrested as soon as he set foot on the country.
析 set foot on是习惯用语,意思是“走进,进入”, foot前不可加不定冠词a。
误 I like to go to school by foot.
正 I like to go to school on foot.
误 They made the journey by foot.
正 They made the journey on foot.
误 They went by foot while we drove.
正 They went on foot while we drove.
析 “步行”应该说on foot,而不是by foot。
误 We decide to walk to the museum on foot.
正 We decide to go to the museum on foot.
析 walk本身就是go on foot的意思,再与 on foot连用句意重复,所以应该去掉其中之一。