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put the roses back in (one's) cheeks
To make one appear more vigorous and healthful than they did previously; to return one to a healthy complexion. Nothing will put the roses back in your cheeks like a trip to the seaside. After a long day, I like to drink a glass of red wine to put the roses back in my cheeks.
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put the ˈroses back in your cheeks(British English, informal) make you look healthier because you are not so pale: A week in the countryside will put the roses back in your cheeks.
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