drag one's feet, to act or proceed slowly or without enthusiasm; to be reluctant to act, comply, etc.: We can't begin the project until the steering committee stops dragging its feet.
on one's feet, in a standing position. in an independent or secure position: The loan helped him get on his feet again. in a restored or recovered state; able to continue: Psychotherapy helped her get back on her feet after her breakdown.
sit at the feet of, to attend upon as a disciple or follower: American writers and painters no longer sit at the feet of Europeans.
stand on one's own feet, to be financially self-supporting. to be independent: Overprotective parents do not prepare their children to stand on their own feet. Also, stand on one's own two feet.