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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We need to recharge our batteries for the next few games.
It's a chance to see relatives, old friends or just to go away and recharge our batteries in a new environment.
The AFCA Convention offers the great opportunity to recharge our batteries and recommit ourselves to improving our staffs, our players, our programs and institutions, and to rededicating ourselves to the principles and values of our GAME.
After a week's break to recharge our batteries we visit Crewe with a good chance to cement our place in the First Division's elite and a win under our belts would push on in our quest to return to the Premiership.