get\ back\ on\ one's\ feet

v. phr.
To once again become financially solvent; regain one's former status and income, or health.

Max got back on his feet soon after his open heart surgery. Tom's business was ruined due to the inflation, but he got back on his feet again.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • get back on one's feet — {v. phr.} To once again become financially solvent; regain one s former status and income, or health. * /Max got back on his feet soon after his open heart surgery. Tom s business was ruined due to the inflation, but he got back on his feet again …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get back on one's feet — {v. phr.} To once again become financially solvent; regain one s former status and income, or health. * /Max got back on his feet soon after his open heart surgery. Tom s business was ruined due to the inflation, but he got back on his feet again …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get back on one's feet — (Slang) return to normal life (after being sick or following serious problems) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • put one on one's feet — See: ON ONE S FEET(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put one on one's feet — See: ON ONE S FEET(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's feet — {adv. phr.} 1. Standing or walking; not sitting or lying down; up. * /Before the teacher finished asking the question, George was on his feet ready to answer it./ * /In a busy gasoline station, the attendant is on his feet all day./ Compare: TO… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's feet — {adv. phr.} 1. Standing or walking; not sitting or lying down; up. * /Before the teacher finished asking the question, George was on his feet ready to answer it./ * /In a busy gasoline station, the attendant is on his feet all day./ Compare: TO… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ one's\ feet — adv. phr. 1. Standing or walking; not sitting or lying down; up. Before the teacher finished asking the question, George was on his feet ready to answer it. In a busy gasoline station, the attendant is on his feet all day. Compare: to one s feet… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • regain one's feet — {v. phr.} To get back up again after falling down. * /Tom fell while he skied down the hill but he regained his feet quickly./ Compare: TO ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • regain one's feet — {v. phr.} To get back up again after falling down. * /Tom fell while he skied down the hill but he regained his feet quickly./ Compare: TO ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

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