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restore someone's trust in something

 and restore someone's belief in something; restore someone's faith in something
to reinstate someone's belief, faith, trust, etc., in something. I knew that a good performance on the test would restore my parents' belief in me. Her faith was restored in the government.
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restore something to someone

to give something back to someone; to cause something to be returned to someone. I will restore the man's wallet to him after we lock the thief up. His wallet was restored to him by a police officer.
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restore something to something

to bring something to its original state. The state restored the park to its original condition. The government forced the mining company to restore the area to its original state.
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Local groups in the Katrina-affected area are taking action to restore their urban forests," says Deborah Gangloff, AMERICAN FORESTS' executive director.
If brick level backups are not performed, mailbox or message level restores can take many more hours.
Restore Hetch Hetchy's Ron Good believes that a similar outcome can be achieved in the remote little valley in Yosemite.
To return the system to a prior state, click in the radio button for Restore my computer to an earlier time and then on Next.
A large population of fish on the Ventura River will help restore steelhead in other watersheds in Southern California, partly because the fish also live in the ocean and are known to stray from one river to another.
Here's how to help System Restore make Windows fly backward for you:
What are some of the other advantages of the RESTORE program?
It's often confusing to decide which period of history to restore an ecosystem to.
A and B agree that no allocation will be made that causes or increases a deficit balance in any partner's capital account in excess of that partner's obligation to restore the deficit.
Additionally, the Windows[TM] Restore Tool can also restore data from BitLeap's offsite data locations.
0, Carbonite has further simplified what is widely considered to be the easiest way to back up and restore irreplaceable files.
In Alabama's Talladega National Forest, 48,000 longleaf pine to restore a healthy ecosystem for endangered red-cockaded woodpecker.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson announced an agreement to restore up to 360 one-to-three-family homes in New York City and resell them as affordable housing for approximately 650 families.
For IT administrators, nothing is more deafening than the ticking of the backup window except perhaps for the protracted silence of a restore.