feet

[ feet ]
/ fit /

noun

a plural of foot.

Idioms for feet

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British Dictionary definitions for fall on one's feet

feet
/ (fiːt) /

noun

Derived forms of feet

feetless, adjective
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Idioms and Phrases with fall on one's feet (1 of 2)

fall on one's feet

Also, land on one's feet. Overcome difficulties, be restored to a sound or stable condition. For example, Don't worry about Joe's losing his job two years in a row—he always falls on his feet, or The company went bankrupt, but the following year it was restructured and landed on its feet. This term alludes to the cat and its remarkable ability to land on its paws after falling from a great height. [Mid-1800s]

Idioms and Phrases with fall on one's feet (2 of 2)

feet

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