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restore someone's trust in something

 and restore someone's belief in something; restore someone's faith in something
to reinstate someone's belief, faith, trust, etc., in something. I knew that a good performance on the test would restore my parents' belief in me. Her faith was restored in the government.
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restore something to someone

to give something back to someone; to cause something to be returned to someone. I will restore the man's wallet to him after we lock the thief up. His wallet was restored to him by a police officer.
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restore something to something

to bring something to its original state. The state restored the park to its original condition. The government forced the mining company to restore the area to its original state.
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Mitigation efforts would, of course, include restoring the eight-mile stretch of the river that flows through the Hetch Hetchy Valley.
1 Contemporary Art Center/MoMA: WASA is restoring the brick and terra cotta facade, slate roof and windows of Long Island City's P.
Floyd spent $4,000 and 2,000 hours over the course of 1 1/2 years restoring the Chrysler - dubbed ``Goliath'' by his daughters, in a play on its huge size and their father's first name, David.
The wizard then goes to work restoring the data to the location they defined.
In the future, Baca envisions not only restoring the mural, but adding new historic chapters to it by using at-risk youths again and setting up a series of live and online dialogues to find out what city residents would like to see included.
Each Heritage Forest includes a carefully planned strategy for restoring a productive ecosystem.
Hollings will use the home recovery grant to repair the roof, restoring his home and his business.
It should be easy to locate and restore an individual e-mail message, appointment, or contact, as well as restore a single mailbox without restoring the entire application.
Restoring the mural would save more than just an important piece of art.
The judge went on to state that the appropriate comparison of value was between the cost of restoring the building on the one hand and the cost of demolishing the building, relocating the stabilized tenants and satisfying the liabilities to tenant shareholders on the other hand.
There isn't time to generate and test hypotheses in order to find proven practices for restoring health to forest ecosystems.
Recover Pro was the best solution on the market for restoring end-user devices quickly without additional media or on-site IT support.
Disk-to-disk solutions make the once dreaded task of restoring full bare-metal systems quick and easy.
He has a real feeling for collecting and restoring Burbank's history,'' Strickland said.
NSTAR is deploying more than 40 NSTAR Gas crews along with their heavy equipment to Lexington to assist Keyspan Energy in restoring service to its gas customers in the area.