recharge (one's) batteries

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recharge (one's) batteries

To regain one's energy, liveliness, or motivation through a period of rest or recreation. It's amazing how a short walk in the woods can really help you recharge your batteries sometimes. Companies need to remember that vacations are crucial for employees to be able to recharge their batteries so that they can maintain their productivity.
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recharge your batteries

COMMON If you recharge your batteries, you stop working for a short period in order to rest so that you have more energy when you start working again. After playing in the Divisional Championship, I took a long break from the game to recharge my batteries. He wanted to recharge his batteries and come back feeling fresh and positive. Note: When people recharge batteries, they put an electrical charge back into the batteries by connecting them to a machine that draws power from another source of electricity.
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recharge your batteries

regain your strength and energy by resting and relaxing for a time.
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recharge your ˈbatteries

(informal) rest for a while to get more energy for the next period of activity: You’ve been working too much. What you need is a few days away to recharge your batteries.
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Instead of heading back to his county to rediscover his form, the all-rounder will now he Gidm spar "recharge his batteries".
Boss Jonathan Woodgate says the PS15m record buy will still need to recharge his batteries after his return to Rockliffe.
He says he needs to "recharge his batteries" after four years helming the Catalan giants.
That would enable him to fully recharge his batteries before the final countdown to the US Masters, where he will try to become only the third player in golf history to win three Majors in a row.
For his 2006 Adventure Ecology expedition across the frozen Arctic Ocean, photographer Martin Hartley had to ensure that his Nikon D2X digital SLR camera would cope with the extreme cold and that power could be maintained in a part of the world where there wasn't enough sunlight for a portable solar panel to recharge his batteries.
England's Euro 2004 penalty shoot-out villain Darius Vassell has been given an extra fortnight to recharge his batteries before having to report back for pre-season training with Aston Villa.
"Should Nigeria go out then Jay-Jay will have a week off to recharge his batteries.
Spanish superstar Gaizka Mendieta will miss Middlesbrough's FA Cup third round clash with Notts County after being allowed to return home to recharge his batteries.
He told me recently he was starting to feel a bit burnt out but he now has a chance to recharge his batteries.
But he did say that Everton's outstanding young striker would be given extra time to recharge his batteries this summer following an exhaustive first season in senior football.
After four tumultuous years fully engaged with students protesting both the war and their role in college governance, he left to "recharge his batteries." But after this sabbatical, he discovered, his old colleagues wouldn't listen to his ideas, and soon wouldn't return his calls.
Building materials group Hanson said its chief executive of five years Andrew Dougal had decided to retire to recharge his batteries.
Alex Miller last night revealed he has sent burn-out victim Darren Young on a sunshine break to Tenerife to recharge his batteries.
Freed of the burdens of scrutinizing contracts and paying bills, he can devote his energies to creativity, cooking, playing with his two small daughters, shooting the breeze with other artists, and taking short vacations (usually sans famille, and in exotic places) to recharge his batteries.
TERRY NEWTON'S omission from Great Britain's squad gave him a chance to recharge his batteries before Bradford resume their Treble bid at Leeds on Friday.