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on tiptoe/on (your) tiptoes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon tiptoe/on (your) tiptoeson tiptoe/on (your) tiptoesSTANDif you stand or walk on tiptoe, you stand or walk on your toes, in order to make yourself taller or in order to walk very quietly She stood on tiptoe to kiss him. tiptoe
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stood on tiptoeCleo stood on tiptoe, trying to see who hid behind the door.If he stood on tiptoe, he could reach the shelf.People stood on tiptoe to see, they questioned everyone who was turned back in order to estimate their own chances.Riven stood on tiptoe to try and see what was going on.Four foot ten, she stood on tiptoe to kiss me on the cheek.Then she stood on tiptoe, kissed me and was gone.
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