convalesce from (something)

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convalesce from (something)

To recover or heal from something, such as an injury or illness. I needed a week off to convalesce from the flu. How long does the doctor think you'll need to convalesce from this procedure?
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convalesce from something

to recuperate from a disease, operation, or injury. I spent three weeks in bed convalescing from the flu. Donna needed some time to convalesce from her surgery.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Elise could not take to the stage with Andrew because she was convalescing from an operation.
The 69-year-old British Deputy Prime Minister will now take it easy in bed at home for another week, convalescing from the serious lung bug.
Matisse started to paint while convalescing from appendicitis at age 20.
Up until the early 1900s, the area around Moorcroft Wood was a mix of farmland and factories, but with the decline of industry in the area the land was snapped up by Wednesbury Hospital Board for use as recreation grounds for patients convalescing from smallpox and cholera at the Moxley Hospital.
The Pope, still convalescing from his appendix operation, announced through a papal rep that "fresh knowledge leads to the recognition that the theory of evolution was more than just a hypothesis." Is that coy enough?
On a more profound level, former City Ballet principal Daniel Duell described a visit by Kirstein to the hospital where Duell was convalescing from a back problem.