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regain one's composure

Cliché to become calm and composed after being angry or agitated. I found it difficult to regain my composure after the argument. Here, sit down and relax so that you can regain your composure.
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regain one's feet

 
1. Lit. to stand up again after falling or stumbling. I fell on the ice and almost couldn't regain my feet. I helped my uncle regain his feet as he tried to get up from the floor.
2. . Fig. to become independent after financial difficulties. I lent Bill $400 to help him regain his feet. I'll be able to pay my bills when I regain my feet.
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regain something from someone or something

to take back possession of one's property or right from someone or something. I intend to regain my money from Herb. The finance company regained the car from the delinquent buyer.
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For most people, weight regain after intentional weight loss is an expected occurrence, and the long-term health ramifications of weight regain in older adults are not well understood," Daniel said.
In the study conducted by University of Missouri researchers, individuals who didn't exercise during weight regain experienced significant deterioration in metabolic health, while those who exercised maintained improvements in almost all areas.
See More Business (pictured), the 1999 winner, was the most recent horse to attempt to regain his title.
2 that the American Stock Exchange had accepted its compliance plan and had granted GreenMan an extension through March 20, 2006, to regain compliance with the listing standards.
According to ZAP, the company must regain compliance with the minimum price per share requirement by its next annual shareholder meeting to maintain its listing.
REGAIN is currently looking for able-bodied riders to join their next fund-raising adventure - The Africa Bike Ride in Kenya - cycling 400kms over five days from the slopes of Mount Kenya to Lake Victoria through the Rift Valley from November 19-28.
There are five major areas that need to be addressed in order for physicians to regain control of the health care delivery system.
More than four out of five (85%) thought celebrity mothers, such as Victoria Beckham and Liz Hurley - who make it look easy to regain their shape - were sending out the wrong message to women.
Equipment suppliers say processors today are more willing to pay for dry-air conveying as a way to reduce process variation resulting from resin pellets contaminated by moisture regain.
Within a year of participating in a 20-week program including an eight-week VLCD of 420 calories daily and an eight-week transition back to self-prepared food, individuals with NIDDM, even with regain of weight, demonstrated better immediate and residual results than the control group, which used a low calorie diet.
Tripos was given 90 calendar days to regain compliance with the MVPHS deficiency by achieving an MVPHS of its common stock of at least $5,000,000 or more for a minimum of 10 consecutive trading days at any time before April 4, 2007.
Our research indicates that following a consistent exercise program can help maintain certain aspects of metabolic health, even in those who experience weight regain," Warner added.
In Paradise Lost, she writes, "Milton aimed to promote readerly skills as a means for English citizens to regain the individual freedoms that had slipped through the revolutionary leaders' fingers" (202).
Control rats, which were not given astrocyte bridge implants, did not regain toe-pinch responses.
Researchers at University of Missouri have found that exercising during weight regain can maintain improvements in metabolic health and reduce disease risk.