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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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It works in tandem with the energy recuperation - battery re-charging - which has helped cut CO2 emissions by 2-4g/km.
If DPS is to significantly impact this graduation crisis, it must prioritize the implementation of systemic and research-based strategies around prevention, recuperation, and recovery of off-track students.
But he made a full recovery and was allowed home after two days' recuperation..
Summary: Paula Radcliffe faces a major dilemma as she begins her recuperation from a broken toe.
The former France captain has spent the last two months in rest and recuperation but he is still suffering from periods of lethargy - he described them as "lows" - that are related to the concussion.
"He'll be in hospital for a couple of weeks, then he'll have another couple of weeks' of rest and recuperation. He hopes to be back in action after the Ebor."
"They face long months of recuperation and rehabilitation.
Crazy Quilt by Paula Paul is the entertaining, original and engaging story of Flora Adams, a cancer patient who, in the midst of a recuperation leave, stumbles upon an old man who becomes both an annoyance and an infatuation to her.
Bedside manner: After rushing to Minnesota to be by their daughter's side during what would turn into months of surgeries and recuperation, the Hills had not so much as a toothbrush.
After six weeks of recuperation, he returns to their home in Cincinnati to resume life without Annie.
Despite its fragmentary structure, Fur die Kinder holds together because of its recurring themes--the wonderment of childhood (and the child in us all), the experiencing of middle age, the recuperation of memory, its effect on the present.
Citing an instance, orthopaedic surgery alone at the University Hospital in Lausanne costs CHF28,400, while the same operation in the German town of Rheinfelden would cost CHF19,900, including two weeks' recuperation.
* Sets a limit of two years (104 weeks) of paid temporary disability within two years of the first temporary disability payment, except for specified injuries that typically require extended recuperation, such as severe burns and amputations, which are capped at 240 weeks within five years of the first temporary disability payment.
The military has relaunched its 15-day rest and recuperation programme, and the army has selected Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport as arrival hubs after determining that most units are from the South and Southwest.
A total of 1.4 million injuries and illnesses in private industry required recuperation away from work beyond the day of the incident in 2002.