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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Forward Valerie Gauvin, who did not feauture in the opener against South Korea after being late for training, redeemed herself with a goal from a cross.
But Guino-o redeemed herself in the next play before NU top rookie Princess Robles hit it wide.
In November, the 28-year-old Ochoa redeemed herself with a victory in the JuJutsu World Championship.
A half-sister to Talkischeap, an unbeaten winner of three point-to-points for Sean Doyle and a capable novice hurdler last season, Carrigmoorna Wood redeemed herself after a disappointing debut at Cork in April.
Ace hurler Royeve Palma redeemed herself from an opening day setback to China with a masterful handling of South Korea, leading host Philippines to a morale-boosting 5-2 victory for the last seat in the seventh Asian Softball 19-Under Women Softball Finals at the Clark International Sports Complex in Pampanga yesterday.
Britton redeemed herself with the game-winning hit in the bottom of the eighth, as Warren prevailed 7-6.
She lost to Mongolian Gankhaich Bold in the quarterfinals but redeemed herself against the Brazilian.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.