One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A substantially improved prospect of life or use after rejuvenation or repair.‘the transplant would give Claire a new lease of life’
- ‘‘It's a satisfying and fulfilling experience - working with the physically and mentally challenged to give them a new lease of life, help them become independent and enable them to lead normal lives,’ she says.’
- ‘For engineers who might wonder what happened to that great product they designed years ago, there is now a process by which it can be resurrected and given a new lease of life.’
- ‘The Committee has been re-formed and given a new lease on life following more than two years of inactivity.’
- ‘That's how the art form can gain a new lease of life.’
- ‘New audio drama and old-time radio dramas find a new lease of life on the Internet.’
- ‘‘Digital restoration, in fact, gives a new lease of life to priceless old documents on palm leaf, parchment or paper, many even 2,000 years or more in age,’ he says.’
- ‘A University of Leicester study could help to provide a new lease of life for patients who have suffered a stroke.’
- ‘While Australian researchers believe more than one gene is involved, they agree that this will help give the cheap and effective drug a new lease of life.’
- ‘This popular event at the Grad House, along with other unique aspects of the atmosphere-soaked hangout, stand to gain a new lease on life.’
- ‘The National Culture Fund - set up to facilitate private and public sector funding into heritage - is all set to get a new lease of life.’
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