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recharge (one's) batteries

To regain one's energy, liveliness, or motivation through a period of rest or recreation. It's amazing how a short walk in the woods can really help you recharge your batteries sometimes. Companies need to remember that vacations are crucial for employees to be able to recharge their batteries so that they can maintain their productivity.
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recharge your batteries

COMMON If you recharge your batteries, you stop working for a short period in order to rest so that you have more energy when you start working again. After playing in the Divisional Championship, I took a long break from the game to recharge my batteries. He wanted to recharge his batteries and come back feeling fresh and positive. Note: When people recharge batteries, they put an electrical charge back into the batteries by connecting them to a machine that draws power from another source of electricity.
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recharge your batteries

regain your strength and energy by resting and relaxing for a time.
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recharge your ˈbatteries

(informal) rest for a while to get more energy for the next period of activity: You’ve been working too much. What you need is a few days away to recharge your batteries.
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Commenting on the latest initiative, Harinder Takhar, CEO, Paytm said, "Paytm was incubated in 2011 with a simple aspiration in mind - to give all Indians a fun, fast and secure alternative to recharge their mobile, DTH and data cards.
The carmaker plans to start test marketing small-scale solar power storage and recharge systems for households in December, the officials added.
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ISLAMABAD, January 17, 2010 (Balochistan Times): A project is being implemented to enhance the potential of groundwater through artificial groundwater recharge techniques in Balochistan.
Currently, electric cars can park for free at the Vabaduse square for the entire year, and the city will also pay for the electricity that is needed to recharge car batteries.
Hero Electric, an India-based automaker, is establishing 2,000 recharging stations in India to recharge its vehicles.
Try to limit the number of times you run down the charge before starting the main engine to recharge the batteries.
Critics said the sanitation district should use treated and purified sewage effluent to recharge groundwater.
All this needs to be fixed to recharge the batteries.