Definition 2022


on one's feet



on one's feet (not comparable)

  1. Standing up.
  2. (idiomatic) Able to stand; hence, healthy, well, especially after some previous illness.
    Welcome back! It's good to see you back on your feet.(Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (idiomatic) In a satisfactory (non-physical) condition; happy financially, emotionally etc.
    The organization provides training and assistance to help the unemployed get back on their feet.
    It took some time for the lady to get back on her feet after the death of her husband.