fall on our feet

Fall on our feet
If you fall on your feet, you succeed in doing something where there was a risk of failure.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • fall on our feet —    If you fall on your feet, you succeed in doing something where there was a risk of failure.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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  • Fall — Fall, n. 1. The act of falling; a dropping or descending be the force of gravity; descent; as, a fall from a horse, or from the yard of ship. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of dropping or tumbling from an erect posture; as, he was walking on ice, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fall herring — Fall Fall, n. 1. The act of falling; a dropping or descending be the force of gravity; descent; as, a fall from a horse, or from the yard of ship. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of dropping or tumbling from an erect posture; as, he was walking on ice …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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