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keep me on my toes

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keep me on my toes

Postby Aikuzo » Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:11 am

...I want someone who can keep me on my toes

Anyone know what this means? Thanks in advance.
Pls correct any errors you see on my writings on: nouns, tenses :)

"Practice makes perfect!" xD
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Re: keep me on my toes

Postby Josef » Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:24 am

If someone is "on their toes", they aren't relaxed, they are ready for action, they do their best all the time.

    Our teacher often gives us a test without any warning, just to keep us on our toes.
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