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fresh blood

New members of a group or organization, brought in to revitalize or stimulate its productivity by bringing with them new ideas or energy. With everything going digital and online, we're going to need some fresh blood if we want to remain a viable company in today's market.
See also: blood, fresh

fresh/new/young ˈblood

new members of a group or organization who have fresh ideas, skills, etc. and so make the group more efficient: What this committee really needs is some new blood.
See also: blood, fresh, new, young
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FLESH FOR THE FRANCHISE Masked killer Ghostface returns to spill fresh blood in Wes Craven's latest film
"He's good in training and he's doing well during the game and he's exactly what we need, some fresh blood like that to just come in and make me feel a bit older and just give something a bit different to the squad," said Distin.
''And, if they are looking for fresh blood, then Fahey is a guy who can help the Irish," said McLeish.
The fresh blood taken from the volunteers and pumped into the commando were crucial in keeping him alive, because it contained platelets to stop the constant bleeding.
Inside his apartment, officers began to get suspicious when they saw a portable stereo in a corner covered with fresh blood, police said.
There is also fresh blood coming into the industry in the shape of the VLJs (Very Light Jets) - the new air taxis of the skies, now a near term reality.
By the early 1950s, this institution had become bureaucratic and moribund, and some young architects introduced as fresh blood were entrusted with the preparation of the 10th congress, hence Team Ten.
To test their material, the Michigan team soaked films of the copper-doped polymer in fresh blood taken from sheep.
Artist Lorna Buchanan used fresh blood from an abattoir to create the work, Fragile Memorial, designed to fade over time, symbolising the delicate nature of human life.
"I think the Democratic Party is malting a valiant attempt [to challenge Bush] with some fresh blood," she says.
Believed to be the world's first spot for a gay bathhouse on broadcast TV, the ad has attracted the inevitable spate of criticism, notably from the Catholic Church, which charged that the ad appears to be aimed at straight men and is thus part of a "recruitment drive." Complained one critic: "They are trying to get new recruits, fresh blood almost, into the community." No, not into the community--just into the bathhouse.
This is because BB-10153 is activated by thrombin, which is only produced at the site of a fresh blood clot.
Sam badly needed a transfusion, or replacement of fresh blood, to save his life.
The author's boa embrace of the connoisseur's creed produces its own kind of angst, and one finds oneself longing for some kind of acute present tense, some fresh blood, maybe a little barf material.
Dr Zahid said that some officials of the Baluchistan Health Department has approached authority of provision of fresh blood on urgent basis therefore all the heads of private and government blood banks have been directed arrange blood bags for injured of Mastung bombing.