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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She revealed: "It's definitely time to take a break, to recharge my batteries.
I need a week to recharge my batteries," said Monty.
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My Dad was at el Alamain with the South African troops during WW2, so I recharge my batteries by having a drink and watching WW2 stories on the History Channel.
This will be a time for me to recharge my batteries.
I had to recharge my batteries and look at some wildlife,'' Narr said.
I have to recharge my batteries so I have something to go to work with.