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return to form

1. noun A restoration to a previously established standard of excellence or brilliance. This latest film marks a welcome return to form for the beloved filmmaker, whose more recent films have fallen well below the expectations of critics and fans alike.
2. verb To return to a previously established standard or state of excellence or brilliance. The president definitely returned to form in the debate last night, much to the joy (and relief) of her supporters.
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Summary: Indore [India], Feb 26 (ANI): India opening batsman Prithvi Shaw returned to form with a blazing 47-ball 71, taking Mumbai to an easy six-wicket win against Goa during the Syed Mushtaq Ali TrophyEeat Indore.
But he has gradually returned to form in recent starts and should be primed for a big run in this competitive contest - over what is arguably his optimum trip, seven furlongs.
JARKKO NIEMINEN returned to form with a run to the third round of the Australian Open and he can make his experience count when facing German Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round of the Open de Sud today.
Benteke has returned to form in recent weeks with three goals in his last three games, including the penalty winner in Wednesday's 4-3 derby victory over West Brom.
Roger Charlton's filly returned to form when landing the Shergar Cup Sprint at Ascot in decent style and will take this rise in grade in her stride under Frankie Dettori.
The 26-year-old has been a relative stranger to the international scene since, having suffered a shoulder injury soon afterwards, but returned to form in style with silver on the world stage in Hungary in July.
. FINJAAN returned to form in the Betfair Cup at Glorious Goodwood and trainer Marcus Tregoning is eyeing a crack at Haydock Park's Betfred Sprint Cup.
TT RACES: John Mc Guinness put his weekend disappointment firmly in the shade as he returned to form at the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy with two podium finishes.
Stocksfield met South North II a few days later and Hawes (67 not out) and Withycombe (24 not out) returned to form as the home side totalled 118-2.
At Kelso, it may pay to take a chance on Kyle Of Lochalsh (4.45), who has yet to show his best over hurdles but is well handicapped as a result and has recently returned to form on the Flat.
But in 1963 he returned to form with a 24-7 season!
MARCUS TRESCOTHICK was the star for England yesterday when he returned to form with a vengeance on the opening day of the first Test against Zimbabwe at Lord's.
Olympic 200m silver medallist Campbell returned to form with a bang last season after a period of injury and indifferent form with success in his home town Manchester's Commonwealth Games and followed up with a further triumph in the European Championships in Munich.
Jutra returned to form with By Design, a screwball comedy about a lesbian couple determined to become parents.
The 24-year-old has returned to form under new Villa boss Tom Sherwood and the Belgian's contract does not expire until 2017.
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