land on your feet
land on (one's) feet
To gracefully survive a bad situation. I wouldn't worry about Chloe—no matter what bizarre scheme she gets mixed up in, she always lands on her feet.
land on your feetBRITISH, AMERICAN or
fall on your feetBRITISH
COMMON If someone lands on their feet or falls on their feet, they find themselves in a good situation by luck. Everything I want, she's got: good marriage, good home, nice children. While I struggle through life, she lands on her feet. He has fallen on his feet with a new career set to earn him a fortune. Note: This may refer to the belief that when a cat falls, it always lands on its feet without hurting itself.