bounce back (from)


1. recover from a setback






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bounce back from a defeat/disappointment

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If you 'bounce back' from something, you recover from a setback or illness with renewed energy. This can be used in social and professional contexts to talk about successful recoveries. Similar to the expression 'get back up again'.

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  1. The team is excellent at bouncing back from a defeat, so much so that rivals say it is always more dangerous to play them after they have just lost a game.
  2. The accident set me back in my training but I am confident I will bounce back.

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  1. It was a huge blow for James to lose his job in that way. I really hope he can bounce back from it and find a better job elsewhere.
  2. Our sales were impacted by the downturn in the economy and there is no knowing when things will bounce back.

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