Значение идиомы hand and foot

[hand and foot] {adv. phr.} 1. So that the hands and feet cannot beused. – Used with “bind” or a synonym.

The robbers bound him handand foot and left him on the floor.

2. So that no tree action ispossible. – Used with “bind” or a synonym.

If Mr. Jones signs thatpaper, he will be bound hand and foot.

3. See: WAIT ON HAND AND FOOT.