land on one's feet
Definition of 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: 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
: plural offoot
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