These feet were made for walking...and standing! Difference between a and in piedi
Do you know the difference between a piedi and in piedi? While both expressions seem similar, a change in prepositions leads to a big change in meaning between the two expressions:
In piedi means “on one’s feet” or “standing” (the opposite of sitting):
Quando insegno studenti in aula, sto sempre in piedi mentre la mia collega preferisce stare seduta.