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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She lost to Mongolian Gankhaich Bold in the quarterfinals but redeemed herself against the Brazilian.
Despite the threats, she filed an FIR, and despite Aditya using all his contacts to destroy her career following that, she said she redeemed herself and brought herself up.
Sciver dropped Perry in the deep off Danielle Hazell in the 46th over, but after Brunt had bowled Alex Blackwell for 21 with the first ball of the next, redeemed herself by hanging on to Perry's skier on the rope to hand Brunt a second wicket in five deliveries with the Australian going for 70.
Valdez, however, redeemed herself when her 15th and final point of the game came off Keddy's fingertips, giving Creamline a 15-14 edge.
Soltones redeemed herself from a net violation by unleashing two booming spikes to finish off the Lady Troopers.
But now our Steph has redeemed herself after heading to the Boro shop and kitting herself out in red and white - and posting the evidence on Twitter.
Another fashion fail was Taylor Swift's weird leotard onesie, pictured, but she redeemed herself with her sexy '70s siren bedhead waves and full fringe hairstyle.
She is currently taking part in the CYCA's Ocean Pointscore Series and after retiring from the opening race along with many others, redeemed herself with a second place in the Botany Bay Race.
Luckily, Katy Perry may have suffered during the first part of the performance but eventually redeemed herself well enough for delivering a live and powerful performance like she always does.
It seems Denise has redeemed herself, and the touch-and-go nature of the show hasn't lost any of its excitement.
Except for the final that is, when she redeemed herself by wearing a dress from Victoria Beckham's Victoria Victoria Beckham range, inset.
However, Trundley redeemed herself when she managed to power past four defenders and fire the ball into the bottom corner.
Sherinn then redeemed herself slightly with a second place at Wolverhampton on her penultimate outing, when the application of a hood seemed to bring about the necessary improvement.
I'm A Celebrity wimp Helen Flanagan redeemed herself after another botched bushtucker trial to win her fellow celebs a night in the pub.
HELEN Flanagan redeemed herself after yet another botched bushtucker trial with a dance routine that won her a night in the pub in I'm A Celebrity .