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"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 experiencing problems, especially because of good luck rather 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 difficult experience: She lost her job last year, but she landed on her feet and found another one a week later.
(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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