redeem (one)self

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redeem (one)self

To make amends for one's past misdeeds or shortcomings by doing something positive. Matt's grades were not great at the beginning of the semester, but he's totally redeemed himself and gotten A's on every test since. My sister was mad at me for not spending time with her, so I redeemed myself by getting us tickets to see her favorite band.
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This post could very well be Sama's way of redeeming herself and showing herself in a more positive light.
The actress admitted that it is currently hard to imagine the Snow Queen redeeming herself because things are only getting worse as the show gets deeper in the storyline.
Despite redeeming herself in the later stages, she became a laughing stock when she failed to win a single star in her first five tasks.
This time around, McPeak has undertaken the challenge of redeeming herself - as well as U.
Redeeming herself with her last two performances, Tamera Foster gracefully bowed out of The X Factor, after receiving the fewest votes from the public.