rebound from (someone or something)

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rebound from (someone or something)

1. To return to a good health following an illness or injury. I thought I would be bedridden with the 'flu for a week, but I managed to rebound from it after just a couple days. I've never seen someone rebound from a broken ankle so quickly!
2. To recover from some negative or unfortunate situation, especially very quickly or suddenly. The company has managed to rebound from the financial disaster brought about by their last product with one of the most exciting new pieces of technology we've seen in years. We were lucky enough to be able to recover from the economic downturn fairly easily, but many other businesses weren't so fortunate.
3. slang To enter into a new sexual or romantic relationship as a means of dealing with the failure of a previous relationship. She's been hooking up with a lot of younger guys recently. I think she's just rebounding from the divorce. I know you're rebounding from Sarah right now, but I don't think jumping into a brand-new relationship is a good idea right now.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

rebound from something

 
1. Lit. to bounce back from something. The ball rebounded from the wall and hit Randy hard on the elbow. When the ball rebounded from the backboard, it bounced onto the court and Tom tripped on it.
2. Fig. to recover quickly from something. Barbara rebounded from her illness in less than a week. I hope I can rebound from this cold quickly.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The severest pointed harpoon, the sharpest lance darted by the strongest human arm, impotently rebounds from it.
The Capitals, who fell to 4-4, got 19 points and 10 rebounds from Clark Derigue 14 points from Ramon Mabayo, 12 from Aaron Black and 11 from Jomar Santos.
The Knicks also got 17 points and 11 rebounds from Enes Kanter.
The Lady Warriors, who drew 14 points and seven rebounds from Princess Ganade, stumbled to their third straight defeat, matching their total elimination round losses last season.
Before the 115-93 win over the Miami Heat on Monday night, Westbrook needed 34 rebounds from the final two regular season games to average another triple-double season as he went into the contest with 25.6 points, 10.1 assists and 9.8 rebounds per game.
After the impact, the hammer mass rebounds from the plunger and moves an index rider during rebound.
Sealions, which suffered its first loss in three games, got 17 points and two rebounds from Ron Zagala and 10 points and 13 rebounds from Feymi Babeymi.