land on one's feet

Definition of land 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 landed on his feet when he was hired by another company just a few days later.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the solid part of the surface of the earth

    :  a corresponding part of a celestial body (such as the moon)

    :  ground or soil of a specified situation, nature, or quality

  1. :  to set or put on shore from a ship :  disembark

    :  to set down after conveying

    :  to cause to reach or come to rest in a particular place

  1. : plural offoot

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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