foot vs feet : Common Errors in English

About foot vs feet

You can use eight-foot boards to side a house, but “foot” is correctonly in this sort of adjectival phrase combined with a number (and usuallyhyphenated). The boards are eight feet (not foot) long. It’s always Xfeet per second and X feet away.

foot Meaning(s)

  • (n) the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
  • (n) a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
  • (n) the lower part of anything
  • (n) the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
  • (n) lowest support of a structure
  • (n) any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
  • (n) travel by walking
  • (n) a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
  • (n) an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
  • (n) (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
  • (n) a support resembling a pedal extremity
  • (v) pay for something
  • (v) walk
  • (v) add a column of numbers

feet Meaning(s)

  • (n) the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
  • (n) a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
  • (n) the lower part of anything
  • (n) the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
  • (n) lowest support of a structure
  • (n) any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
  • (n) travel by walking
  • (n) a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
  • (n) an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
  • (n) (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
  • (n) a support resembling a pedal extremity
  • (v) pay for something
  • (v) walk
  • (v) add a column of numbers

foot in News

  1. Big Foot leads All-Rock Valley soccer selections

    Five Big Foot girls soccer players were named to the Rock Valley Conference's all-conference first team.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Janesville Gazette

  2. Foot chase in New Bedford leads to arrest

    By: Gianna Fournier news@abc6.com   A New Bedford man has been arrested after leading police on a foot pursuit through the city. 29 - year - old Antwan Marquis Wells is charged with disturbing the
    on June 12, 2013 Source: ABC 6 Providence

  3. Foot injury sidelines Pablo Sandoval and could hobble Giants

    Over the past two weeks, Pablo Sandoval has been dogged by a left foot injury. Now it appears as though the Giants will be without for at least another couple of weeks, as they’ve placed him on the disabled list.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Sports Illustrated

feet in News

  1. '20 Feet From' The Spotlight, There's Singing Worthy Of One

    The documentary 20 Feet From Stardom, which explores the world of rock 'n' roll's backup singers, opens to the soundtrack of Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side." Reed sings half the refrain — "And the colored girls go, doo do doo do doo " — until a chorus of backup singers pick up the "Do doo" line.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: KERA North Texas

  2. Pomona toddler falls 15 feet from balcony

    POMONA >> A 2-year-old Pomona girl fell about 15 feet from a second-story balcony Tuesday after climbing a 2- to 3-foot pile of garbage to scale the balcony wall.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

  3. Early soccer skills program Happy Feet combines workout with learning

    The next Happy Feet class is schedule for Saturday at the Church of God of Prophecy in Delmar. To sign up for a class or check to see which schools in Salisbury are offering the program, visit www.happyfeetdelmarva.com .
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Eastern Shore News

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