land on your feet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “land on your feet” in the English Dictionary

"land on your feet" in British English

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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.

land on your feet

to ​return to a good ​situation after ​experiencingproblems, ​especially because of good ​luckrather than ​skill or hard ​work: She's really ​landed on her ​feet with this new ​job.
(Definition of land on your feet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"land on your feet" in American English

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land on your feet

to be in good ​condition after a ​difficultexperience: She ​lost her ​job last ​year, but she ​landed on her ​feet and ​found another one a ​weeklater.
(Definition of land on your feet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “land on your feet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 时来运转,峰回路转,柳暗花明…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時來運轉,峰回路轉,柳暗花明…
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