fall on one's feet

Definition of fall on one's feet


  1. :  to be in good condition or in a good situation after having a bad or difficult experience He lost his job but fell on his feet when he was hired by another company just a few days later.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to descend freely by the force of gravity

    :  to hang freely

    :  to drop oneself to a lower position

  1. :  the act of falling by the force of gravity

    :  a falling out, off, or away :  dropping

    :  the season when leaves fall from trees :  autumn

  1. :  of, relating to, or suitable for autumn

  1. : plural offoot

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