get a/(one's) second breath(redirected from gotten his second breath)
get a/(one's) second breath
To experience renewed energy after a period of fatigue. I'm sorry, but if I don't get a second breath soon, I'm going to bed. I planned to stop working at 9, but then I got my second breath and just kept going.
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