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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.
See also: battery, recharge
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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.
See also: battery, recharge
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recharge your batteries

regain your strength and energy by resting and relaxing for a time.
See also: battery, recharge
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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.
See also: battery, recharge
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It is also important that the recharges are recorded appropriately in the books of accounts.
By giving 100 percent assured gifts, we are not only offering a huge incentive to recharge and avail benefits, but also rewarding and delighting each and every prepaid customer who stays connected on the Vodafone Idea network across the country," Avneesh Khosla, Operations Director of Marketing at Vodafone Idea Ltd, said in a statement.
We began a trial of sales through service stations last year and as a result of its success, Ooredoo customers will be able to recharge at a wider number of Shell service stations by the end of the second quarter of 2018.'
Check, recharge and earn: Users can check, earn and recharge in one go with just one tap
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Start-ups in the recharge business have built a massive user base and are growing at a brisk pace.
Atlanta, GA, January 31, 2013 --( customers can now use the Cubacel mobile recharge credit for a longer period of time: up to 330 days.
When a customer sends an international recharge the airtime is available immediately and the recipient is notified via text message.
Pay as you Go customers already enjoy exceptional freedom and flexibility with du's pioneering WoW recharge cards that offer customers up to 60 per cent bonus credit and extended validity on all recharges.- TradeArabia News Service
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Southwest, the rate of natural recharge through ephemeral streams is one of the least understood factors in the groundwater equation, says John P.
Soil water not used by plants can migrate through the soil profile as percolation, and eventually reach the groundwater table as recharge.
While Vodafone is offering benefits on all recharges, Airtel offers benfits on the basis of subscriber category.
Both Hala and Shahry customers can send credit and recharges, and both will receive a smart notification as soon as their credit or recharge is sent and received.
Ooredoo is happy to announce the signing of a partnership with Shell Oman for the sale of their mobile recharges, which will be available in Shell service stations throughout the Sultanate.