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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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is scheduled to market the hair restorer ''Medicated Adenosine'' in March this year.
Since the Fuzhou Restorer was installed in 2002, "the water is really clear, the odor is gone, the plants are six feet high.
A good place to call for suggestions on professional rug restorers is a major museum with a textile collection, such as the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles (213/221-2164; ask for Kathleen Whitaker), or the Arizona State Museum in Tucson (520/621-6314; ask for Nancy Odegaard).
Among the benefits listed for using Leather Afterlife's Leather Conditioner and Restorer, include: protecting from all forms of weather and abuse, softens leather as it conditions, restoring aged leather to look like new and its ability to be used on everything from car seats to sporting goods.
As a restorer you probably only get this once in a career.
The remarkable similarity in their hair colour would suggest to me they are using the same hair restorer.
put on the market in June a new hair restorer called ''Kroyan Gush,'' which is claimed to be also effective for women.
Wheeler is also working a deal with undercover journalist Elizabeth Newman-Orr (Shannon Holt) while Wheeler's underling employees Claire (Melody Butiu) and John Bell (Jim Anzide) - the former an art restorer, the latter a writer - are working on a project of their own.
Furniture restorer Alan Jones, 60, from Roath, Cardiff, was the courier while Derek James, 43, of Anfield, was the man in Liverpool.
This excellent record of his thoughtful and troubled career as architect, restorer, scholar, and writer throws much light on a neglected and turbulent period of Victorian architecture.
This process is time-consuming, highly subjective, and different for each artwork and for each professional restorer.
When Tad, the gay home restorer in "Preservation News," finds himself alone in a room with Thomas Jefferson's nightshirt at Monticello, he does what any gay man faced with that opportunity would do--sucks the armpit to see what Jefferson's sweat was like.
Molly McCammon, executive director of the Exxon Valdez Restoration Office, points out, "Nature is the best restorer, but it will take many years.
The book is thus highly recommended for the technical specialist, restorer, and organologist.
The first two correct answers drawn from our postbag on May 3 will win a Qualcast Classic 30 electric cylinder mower - complete with QX system - a spare scarifier cassette, plus a Qualcast Hedgemaster 380 powered hedge cutter AND a pack of Lawn Restorer.