back in the saddle


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back in the saddle

Resuming something after an absence. Despite the presence of "saddle," this phrase is rarely used in reference to riding horses. I needed to take a break for a bit, but now, I'm back in the saddle. You've mourned long enough—it's time to get back in the saddle and date again.
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back in the saddle

doing something you stopped doing for a period of time Friedman's career seemed to be finished a month ago, but he's back in the saddle and playing for Houston.
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University College Birmingham student Matthew said he was "over the moon" to get back in the saddle in time for the ride next month.
Now, after more than 30 years, Manoel's back in the saddle.