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regain one's composure

Cliché to become calm and composed after being angry or agitated. I found it difficult to regain my composure after the argument. Here, sit down and relax so that you can regain your composure.
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regain one's feet

1. Lit. to stand up again after falling or stumbling. I fell on the ice and almost couldn't regain my feet. I helped my uncle regain his feet as he tried to get up from the floor.
2. . Fig. to become independent after financial difficulties. I lent Bill $400 to help him regain his feet. I'll be able to pay my bills when I regain my feet.
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regain something from someone or something

to take back possession of one's property or right from someone or something. I intend to regain my money from Herb. The finance company regained the car from the delinquent buyer.
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Conveying with dried air guards pellets against moisture regain, thus ensuring that truly dry resin is delivered to a molding machine's hopper.
Equipment suppliers say processors today are more willing to pay for dry-air conveying as a way to reduce process variation resulting from resin pellets contaminated by moisture regain.
Excelligence Learning Corporation (NasdaqCM:LRNSE) announced today that it has been unable to regain compliance with NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 4310(c)(14), which requires timely filing of SEC reports, by the January 31, 2006 deadline imposed by the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel (the "Panel").
There can be no assurance that the Company's subsequent processes, such as the filing of its quarterly report for the period ended September 30, 2005, or compliance with additional NASDAQ listing requirements, will be completed or that the Company will regain listing on The NASDAQ Capital Market.
B&G Foods also informed the Amex that it plans to regain compliance on or prior to March 8, 2006.
The Amex has given B&G Foods until March 8, 2006 to regain compliance with the Amex requirements.
In accordance with the plan submitted, the Company intends to regain compliance with all continued listing requirements by no later than November 28, 2005.
The trading symbol will bear the foregoing indicator until the Company regains its compliance with the AMEX continued listing requirements.
The Company must regain its compliance with the AMEX listing requirements no later than November 28, 2005.
Security Capital Corporation (AMEX: SCC) (the "Company") announced today that, on May 23, 2005, it received a letter from the American Stock Exchange (the "AMEX"), citing the Company's lack of compliance with the AMEX's continued listing standards and accepting the Company's plan to regain compliance with the AMEX's continued listing standards by June 30, 2005 (the "Plan"), which the Company delivered to the AMEX on May 18, 2005.
The AMEX's letter notified the Company that the AMEX determined that the Plan makes a reasonable demonstration of the Company's ability to regain compliance with the AMEX's continued listing standards by June 30, 2005.
The Exchange has afforded the Company an 18-month period (ending March 13, 2006) in which to regain compliance with these specific listing requirements.
Other systems leave end-users to fend for themselves, without the ability to quickly regain complete access to network resources.
The RASC recognizes what security violation has taken place and has the automated intelligence to offer simple directions to regain access.
In a significant move to regain full control of its video and DVD library worldwide, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.