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recuperate 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 recuperating from malaria after coming back from his trip to Kenya. I'm still recuperating from a broken ankle, so I'm afraid I won't be coming on the ski trip in December.
2. To return to stable or composed position, status, or mindset after some difficult, troublesome, or threatening situation. Things are better on the whole, but many businesses haven't yet recuperated from the economic crisis. It will take me a day or two to recuperate from that visit from my in-laws.
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recuperate from something

to recover from something; to be cured or to heal after something. I hope that you recuperate from your illness soon. Has she recuperated from her surgery yet?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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How could that army- which had found abundant supplies in Moscow and had trampled them underfoot instead of keeping them, and on arriving at Smolensk had looted provisions instead of storing them- how could that army recuperate in Kaluga province, which was inhabited by Russians such as those who lived in Moscow, and where fire had the same property of consuming what was set ablaze?
President Nicos Anastassiades will not accept any visitors on Sunday as he recuperates at the Meditteranean hospital in Limassol after undergoing surgery on Saturday for a fractured thigh.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will temporarily take over the home ministry portfolio as Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin recuperates from surgery.
New Zealand team physiotherapist Kate Stalker said that she has met Ryder, with other NZC medical staff, and confirmed his return to the national side is on hold while he recuperates.
Compton was reported to be relaxing at home while he recuperates and has already commenced physiotherapy to improve the coordination of his lower limbs that were affected by his recent ailment.
After a car accident leaves her left leg twisted and near useless, Lucie Montgomery recuperates in France for two years while her lover Philippe dissipates her financial assets.
Whether or not Castro fully recuperates, he is unlikely to lead Cuba again with the same intensity as before.