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Definition of back on (one's) feet

back on (one's) feet

  • doing better after an unfavorable event.
    Things were bad after I lost my job, but I'm back on my feet again.

    Last edited on Aug 11 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'back':

Definitions include: large buttocks.
Definitions include: wild or rough terrain adjacent to a developed area.
Definitions include: done or performed incorrectly, strangely, opposite from the correct way, or clumsily; "backwards".
Definitions include: exclamation useful when the conversation is going off tangent.
Definitions include: and the same to you.
Definitions include: the anus.
Definitions include: the man who a cheating spouse sees on the side.
Definitions include: horrendous diarrhea.
Definitions include: the anus.
Definitions include: Far away.
Definitions include: at some time before the present.
Definitions include: having resumed an activity that one had previously stopped performing.
Definitions include: large buttocks.
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.

Other terms relating to 'feet':

Definitions include: to hurry, hustle, esp. when departing.
Definitions include: Connotes mental, physical, and spiritual bankruptcy.
Definitions include: nervousness, trepidation about a big decision, especially marriage.
Definitions include: to become qualified to do something new.
Definitions include: see cold feet.
Definitions include: to start learning an activity, usually by performing that activity.
Definitions include: to be nervous about entering into a long-term commitment, especially marriage.
Definitions include: to have sex or engage in other sexual activities.
Definitions include: dead and buried.

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.
Definitions include: to be very happy.

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