land on one's feet


: 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.

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Recent Examples on the Web The goal is to remain balanced and land on one's feet. Jennifer Nalewicki, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 July 2021

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“Land on one's feet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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