fall back on


as in consult
to use or seek out as a source of aid, relief, or advantage If your teaching career doesn't work out, you always have your baking skills to fall back on.

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“Fall back on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fall%20back%20on. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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