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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SOLIHULL Moors will enjoy the chance to recharge their batteries after being handed a weekend off.
Ashton said: 'After their massive efforts spent in reaching the Heineken and European Challenge Cup finals, it gives this group of players the opportunity to recharge their batteries.
It's been a hectic time recently, especially for the guys who were on international duty, so the plan is to give them some time to recharge their batteries.
He said: "Hopefully they will recharge their batteries.
Six out of ten spent at least part of the break studying and while some parents thought that was a good thing, others believed their children needed time to recharge their batteries, said a poll for the Good Schools Guide.
In the years to come, the National Dance Lab, a $250,000 choreographic initiative launched in October by the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, may become a haven for choreographers who want to recharge their batteries.
To recharge their batteries or to run off wall-socket alternating current (AC) power, laptops come with small electrical transformers that convert the AC power to a battery's direct current (DC).
By having an electric motor on board, most hybrids partially recharge their batteries during braking, recapturing some of the energy originally provided to the wheels by the engine that otherwise would be released as heat during braking.
This year they will have closer to eight weeks off to recharge their batteries and hopefully in that time I will have time to recharge my batteries and get ready to go again.
Many support the idea of allowing players the chance to recharge their batteries but can't afford it.
The term ``stand down'' comes from the Vietnam War era and signifies when soldiers are brought out of combat to places where they can rest up, shower, and recharge their batteries, said Herb William.
The state-of-the-art, luxury retreat was designed for post-surgical patients, overworked executives, individuals recovering from alcohol or drug dependency, and anyone in need of a soothing transitional environment to recharge their batteries and calm the senses.
Cream teas are on offer to walkers who are looking to recharge their batteries after trekking around a Solihull park.
But by using a feature known as the ``down coast'' button, drivers actually can recharge their batteries while coasting to a stop or rolling down a hill, Watts said.
This achievement will meet the increasing demands of consumers who are unsatisfied with today's need to frequently recharge their batteries and travel with bulky charging equipment.