One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be someone's student or follower.
- ‘Their gift was to leave indelible memories of the beauty of English poetry on all who sat at their feet.’
- ‘What interesting people have passed them by, or sat at their feet?’
- ‘He is a brilliant communicator, and I'd sit at his feet for many an hour; his enthusiasm is infectious and his knowledge is phenomenal!’
- ‘I wanted exceedingly to see him, and felt like sitting at his feet, almost as I would at the feet of an apostle, from what I had heard of his success in promoting revivals.’
- ‘I tell the youth that they must respect the elders and try to learn from them by sitting at their feet.’
- ‘Anyone would think we weren't here sitting at his feet.’
- ‘Earlier, his audience had sat at his feet, a collection of white - shirted youths all too young to have ever seen him play.’
- ‘I was ordered to sit at his feet while he lectured me about Zimbabwe.’
- ‘We never sit at their feet and learn from their experiences.’
- ‘Do your students sit at your feet and follow your every word? Is that an ideal relationship?’
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