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Synonyms of toe in English:



on one's toes
unfamiliar situations keep us on our toes
alert, quick-witted, sharp, bright, quick, keen, perceptive, wide awake, responsive, agile, acute, astute
informal on the ball, quick off the mark, quick on the uptake, all there, with it, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
North American informal whip-smart


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toe the line
the medical community needs to toe the line on informed consent
[Antonyms] rebel
conform, follow convention, be conventional, follow tradition, follow custom, fit in, adapt, adjust, follow the crowd, run with the pack, swim with the stream;
comply, acquiesce, do what one is told, toe the line, obey the rules, comply with the rules, observe the rules, abide by the rules, adhere to the rules, act in accordance with the rules, follow the rules, keep to the rules, stick to the rules;
submit, yield
informal play by the rules, keep in step, go with the flow
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