land on one's feet

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

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

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

  3. : the surface of the earth and all its natural resources

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

  2. : to set down after conveying

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

feet
  1. : plural of foot


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