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land on your feet

(UK also fall on your feet) to be successful or lucky, especially after a period of not having success or luck: Don't worry - she always lands on her feet.
Translations of “land on your feet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 時來運轉,峰回路轉,柳暗花明…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时来运转,峰回路转,柳暗花明…
(Definition of land on your feet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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