think on your feet

think on your feet
think on (your) feet to think and react quickly, especially in a situation where things are happening very fast.

An ability to think on your feet is a definite advantage when you're doing live comedy shows.


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  • think on your feet — phrase to have good ideas and make decisions quickly in a difficult situation You have to think on your feet in this job. Thesaurus: to make a decisionsynonym Main entry: think * * * think on your ˈfeet idiom to be able to think and …   Useful english dictionary

  • think on your feet — ► to make a quick decision or give an answer quickly: »The ability to think on your feet is essential for this position. Main Entry: ↑think …   Financial and business terms

  • think on your feet — to have good ideas and make decisions quickly in a difficult situation You have to think on your feet in this job …   English dictionary

  • think on your feet —    A person who thinks on their feet is capable of adjusting rapidly to new developments and making quick decisions,     Good lawyers need to be able to think on their feet when pleading a case …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • vote with your feet — vote with your feet/wallet phrase to express an opinion through your actions, for example by not going to a place or by deciding not to spend money Cinemagoers started voting with their feet. Thesaurus: to give your opinionsynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Move Your Feet — Single by Junior Senior from the album D D Don t Don t Stop the Beat B side Remix …   Wikipedia

  • think — UK US /θɪŋk/ verb [I or T] (thought, thought) ► to have a particular idea, belief or opinion: think (that) »Some analysts think that rates will continue to rise. »I think the figures speak for themselves. »Have you seen the new ad? What do you… …   Financial and business terms

  • On Your Feet (Spoken album) — On Your Feet Studio album by Spoken Released September 22, 1997 Genre …   Wikipedia

  • on your feet — phrase standing I’m exhausted – I’ve been on my feet all afternoon! Thesaurus: in a standing positionhyponym in a lying positionsynonym Main entry: foot * * * on your feet 1 : in a standing position I ve been on my feet …   Useful english dictionary

  • think on feet — think on (your) feet to think and react quickly, especially in a situation where things are happening very fast. An ability to think on your feet is a definite advantage when you re doing live comedy shows …   New idioms dictionary

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