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for on all fours
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
All fours \All` fours"\ [formerly, All` four".]
All four legs of a quadruped; or the two legs and two arms of
To be, go, or run, on all fours (Fig.), to be on the
same footing; to correspond (with) exactly; to be alike in
all the circumstances to be considered. "This example is
on all fours with the other." "No simile can go on all
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
on all fours
adv 1: on hands and knees; "he got down on all fours to play
with his grandson"
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