fall on your feet

fall on your feet
fall/land on your feet
to be successful or lucky, especially after a period of not having success or luck: »

After the redundancies, about a fifth of the workers immediately landed on their feet, getting jobs at a local start-up company.

Main Entry: foot

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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