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recover from (someone or something)

1. To return to good health after some illness or injury. Often used in the continuous tense to indicate an ongoing recovery. My brother is still recovering from malaria after coming back from his trip to Kenya. I'm still recovering from a broken ankle, so I'm afraid I won't be coming on the ski trip in December.
2. To return to stable, competitive, or composed position or status after some difficult, troublesome, or threatening situation. Things are better on the whole, but many businesses haven't yet recovered from the economic crisis. The team managed to recover from a disastrous start to the game, and they're now in a position where they could possibly win the whole thing. Georgina always finds it hard to recover from her in-laws' visits.
3. To get something back that had been taken or possessed by someone or something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "recover" and "from." I haven't been able to recover my money from the company I invested in yet. They recovered the ball from the other team within range of a field goal.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

recover something from someone or something

to retrieve or salvage something from someone, something, or some place. The police recovered my purse from the thief who had taken it. Mary recovered her deposit from the failed bank.
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recover from someone or something

to get over an experience with someone or something. My great-uncle just left, and it will take a day or two to recover from him. I hope I recover from his visit soon.
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recover from something

to recuperate from a disease. I hope I recover from this cough soon. She recovered from her cold soon enough to go on the trip.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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