Boot is on the other foot - When the boot's on the other foot, a person who was in a position of weakness is now in a position of strength.
Heart in your boots - If you're heart is in your boots, you are very unhappy.
Too big for your boots - If someone is too big for their boots, they are conceited and have an exaggerated sense of their own importance.
Tough as old boots - Something or someone that is as tough as old boots is strong and resilient.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. bot, bote, advantage, amends, cure, AS. bōt,; akin to Icel. bōt, Sw. bot, Dan. bod, Goth. bōta, D. boete, G. busse,; prop., a making good or better, from the root of E. better, adj. √255
My father's name is Turner, and my boots are green.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
For "Mrs. Gamp and the Boots," to-night, we have also a very promising let.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
But the youngest, whose name was Boots, was not thrifty at all.
"Tales of Folk and Fairies" by Katharine Pyle
A man must have, besides his dancing pumps, a pair of patent-leather walking boots and a pair of stout common boots for everyday wear.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
Tony took off his boots and stockings, and wrung out the ends of his trousers upon the hearth-rug.
"A Poor Man's House" by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
Boots will make a team out of them.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
His boots were decidedly dirty, and he was hailed as a prize by the bootblacks.
"Tom, The Bootblack" by Horatio Alger
The tramp pointed to his feet, the ragged boots grey with dust of weary miles, the naked toe peeping through.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
Now, while the butler is gathering old boots, let us spend a few profitable minutes in this locality.
"The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley" by Louis Tracy
He unstrapped his spurs, hooked one foot behind the knee of the other leg, and tried to work the wet boot off.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
There's German flutes,
And Naples Macaronies;
Has sent Bohay;
Polonia her polonies.
"The Crystal Palace" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Self defence nothing boots thee,
Thy flight he will worst--
To earth he will tread thee,
O Gossip be cursed!
"Gossip" by Ivan Nikitin
What boots it that we open wide
Another door to woe,
Through which a still increasing tide
Of human souls shall flow?
"Invitation To The Clergy" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
When I'm dressed warm as warm can be,
And with boots, to go
Through the deepest snow,
Winter-time is the time for me!
"A Masque Of The Seasons" by James Whitcomb Riley
What boots it on the Gods to call?
Since, answered or unheard,
We perish with the Gods and all
Things made—except the Word.
"A Recantation" by Rudyard Kipling
The herder said, "That's pretty bad,
Looks like your judgment day.
If I was in your boots, cowboy
I'd start right in to pray."
"The Cowboy's Prayer" by Curley Fletcher
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Lower Dauphin boots Abington Heights in girls Class AAA.
Jeremy Denk has his own personal "piano boot camp".
Harry and Kate wore matching Wellington boots to watch Prince William play in a football match organised by Lord Howard.
Hindu temple's desecration evidence of intolerant America *Voters should boot out disrespectful pols *Don't have money to give.
Nikki Reed looked totally chic, until it came down to the boots.
Love her nude mini, black blazer, and embellished purse, but the boots were too rough.
The YouTube sensation doesn't just do a good Rihanna — she looks great in stockings, with a great sense of humor (and a new album) to boot.
THE TCX X-STREET line looks like a standard pair of high-top sneakers, but offers a measure of protection on par with a roadracing boot.
After a judge cited Covington & Burling's "conscious disregard" for a former client and booted the firm from representing the state of Minnesota in litigation against 3M Corporation, Covington is fighting to salvage its role in the case.
The new Boot Hill Casino and Resort in Dodge City , Kan.
Domain name service boots WikiLeaks after series of attacks on site.
Her cherished little Border Collie, Patsy, perched precariously on the "boot," leaning into turns and nipping at passing cars.
A month later, we're still trying to recover from the tragic fact our feet are too wide for the handmade lace-up cap-toe cordovan boots at Billy Reid's.
Penguins win drill instructor 's praise at West Point boot camp.
Okabe, Boots and Sugihara wrote a monograph on Voronoi diagrams for a broad audience, see [OBS].
Limits of Voronoi Diagrams
Zarka, 2003, Limits on the magnetosphere/stellar wind interactions for the extrasolar planet about Tau Bootes, in Scientiﬁc Frontiers in Research on Extrasolar Planets, ASP Conference Series, vol. 294 Franck, S., K.
Motivation and possibilities of affordable low-frequency radio interferometry in space
LiveCD is a media unit CD, whose characteristic is to allow the initialization (boot) of the equipment without the need of installation of the Operating system in the hard disk.
Use MPLS in Lan's
And pity the poor Quadrantids of January (Koten et al. 2005), who have lost even their parent constellation (Quadrans Murales, now part of Bootes).
Astrophysics in 2006
To boot, pions can not be polarized!! The only hope is to search for the resonances in photo– and electro– production, and decays into ﬁnal states with η , η ′ , ω .
Challenges in Hadron Physics