redeem (one)self

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redeem (one)self

To make amends for one's past misdeeds or shortcomings by doing something positive. Matt's grades were not great at the beginning of the semester, but he's totally redeemed himself and gotten A's on every test since. My sister was mad at me for not spending time with her, so I redeemed myself by getting us tickets to see her favorite band.
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But after making a mistake the week before to lose a goal against Rangers it was nice to redeem myself and get that over and done with.
The only way to redeem myself is to clear my name from the ICC allegations, erase the wild perceptions from the public and start life with the hope that God will grant me and my family more days.
My desire is to redeem myself and start my 2018 by winning my match against my Bulgarian opponent.
Right now, I have to redeem myself in front of my countrymen.
Waking up this morning my goal was just to redeem myself after the mistake, do the team proud, and try and get the points back.
Of course, I could redeem myself in the Dressing Race which no self respecting Liverpool champion would bother to enter.
Hopefully, I get a chance to redeem myself in years to come.
I also think it gives me a chance to redeem myself a bit and do them better than I did on X Factor
Hopefully I'll get another chance to redeem myself before the season is finished.
I'm still upset that we lost two years ago, but I'm not here to redeem myself or the team.
I guess it would be a great way to redeem myself after the season we've had, getting this great club back up.
I'm heading to Saskatchewan this spring--God willing maybe I'll get a chance to redeem myself.
Your brain doesn't settle down for a couple of weeks, but this time I'm fresh and ready to redeem myself.
I'm looking forward to performing again, I'm hoping to redeem myself.