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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Get in Teachers most definitely deserve the holidays they get, so they can recharge their batteries in time for the new term.
"The lads just need a chance to recharge their batteries but they'll be back."
If so, I wonder why no one has already thought of making aircraft land every few miles to use runway wheel braking to recharge their batteries, then take-off again, if this is more appealing and energy efficient?
The agreement has been signed to allow customers of BMW i3 electric cars to recharge their batteries free of charge through 2015 at NRG eVgo charging stations in California.
SOLIHULL Moors will enjoy the chance to recharge their batteries after being handed a weekend off.
"The lads have come off the pitch elated but tired too, and now they know they must recharge their batteries for another two games in seven days."
England boss Brian Ashton hopes his South Africa tour absentees can 'recharge their batteries' before reporting for World Cup duty in late June.
FA Cup semi-finalists and Uefa Cup quarter-finalists, Newcastle are now off for a five-day break in Dubai to recharge their batteries following an eight-match winning run
Blaze are using this weekend in Belfast to recharge their batteries before the end of season tournament starts.
``We have built in the immediate healthy exercise rewards as it will give them a chance to recharge their batteries, keep healthy and fit and be in a better position to take in information and revise.''
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. The Lab, launched in San Francisco, is a collaborative effort of the National Dance Project; the New England Foundation for the Arts; the University of California, Berkeley; and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
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).
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.
"Those at the top of our stress league should take time out to recharge their batteries."