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land (or fall) on one's feet

Definition of land or fall on one's feet in English:

Have good luck or success: after some ups and downs he has finally landed on his feet
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  • But no, miss high and mighty, you've landed on your feet and you don't need your old dad any more, that's for sure.
  • Ranieri has landed on his feet, loved and lauded in two cities.
  • For starters he left me after I'd supported him for six months of him being unemployed, just as I lost my job and he landed on his feet.
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