grow back

grow back

To return to a previous length or degree of growth, as after having been cut or trimmed. I know you're not thrilled with your new haircut, but don't worry, it's just hair—it'll grow back. When do you think that part of the bush will grow back? I didn't realize how much it was hiding our ugly porch.
See also: back, grow

grow back

[for something that has come off] to grow back again. (Includes parts of plants and some animals, fingernails, toenails, etc.) The lizard's tail grew back in a few months. The leaves will grow back in a month or so.
See also: back, grow
References in classic literature ?
The elder bushes did not grow back in the shady ravines between the bluffs, but in the hot, sandy bottoms along the stream, where their roots were always in moisture and their tops in the sun.
Park managers are optimistic the dwarf bamboos will grow back faster once the rainy season comes.
People have general impression that if trees and plants are cut down they will grow back in a few years.
Bit of an over reaction, it will grow back. Just don't use her again and get your dog a jumper.
Summary: Ladies, you'll go bald - but it's just hair and will grow back! Try a humorous approach
"But wouldn't it grow back itchy?" Jesse continued, remembering the time she used my razor to shave her leg.
My hair began to grow back then when I was 16 it all fell out, everything including eyelashes and eyebrows.
My hair began to grow back for a while and then when I was 16 it all fell out, everything including my eye lashes and eye brows.
They may experience hair thinning, loss of whiskers, and if they have a shaved area, the hair usually will not grow back until after treatment is completed.
"At first I thought it would grow back but my hair was so thin and brittle that it would fall out every time I brushed my hair.
The narrator in The Tale of Despereaux famously said, "when your heart breaks it can grow back crooked.
Beforehand Rachel, who has come to Middlesbrough from Northern Ireland, said: "My hair will grow back, probably quite quickly, but for those people their hair might never come back.
It can take between three months to a year for hair to grow back in moderate cases.
Presently doing $240,000 gross, will grow back as the economy improves.