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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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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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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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He further said that Noon police arrested Hayat Khan and recovered 1,200 grams of hashish from him while Secretariat police arrested Ilyas and recovered 1,375 grams of hashish from him.
In fourth operation, ANF Quetta arrested an accused namely Syed Amir Mohammad, resident of Quetta and recovered four Kg Amphetamine (Ice) from his personal possession.
Another suspect, identified as Rehmat Zaib, a resident of Swat, was held at the IIA after three kg amphetamine was recovered from his bag.
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Besides the sorted graphic paper for de-inking, the recovered paper trade also offers unsorted qualities as well as (sorted) mixed papers and boards.
scapular& were collected from the remaining 2 sites, and spirochetes were recovered from 3 (3%) of the tick midgut cultures.
collection in 2004, the ebb and flow of recovered fiber tends to drive U.S.
It is no secret that the circuit courts do not agree on the tax treatment of contingent attorneys' fees recovered by plaintiffs.
"If we find that you've made a double payment, we go to the vendor and recover it, keeping a certain percentage of the recovered money for our service."
With some exceptions, Dohar et al contend that a pathogen is defined as an organism that is recovered with at least a 2+ growth index.
SureSync administrators can leverage real-time replication and file versioning technology to maintain protected copies of data, as changes are made, ensuring data can be recovered from the last update or from last week's updates.
Western Europe recovered 32% of its post-consumer plastic waste in 1999, the latest year for which the Association of Plastics Manufacturers in Europe (APME) has figures.
Another hard workout before your muscles have recovered is not likely to be very productive.
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