One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Regain one's strength and energy by resting for a time.‘you said you wanted to get away from it all and recharge your batteries’
relax, take a rest, ease off, ease up, let up, slow down, pause, have a break, take a break, unbend, repose, laze, idle, loaf, do nothing, take time off, slack off, unwind, recharge one's batteries, be at leisure, take it easy, sit back, sit down, stand down, lounge, luxuriate, loll, slump, flop, put one's feet up, lie down, go to bed, have a nap, take a nap, nap, catnap, doze, have a siesta, take a siesta, drowse, sleepView synonyms
- ‘I haven't been there since the start of the year, but, it is one of my favourite spots in the island to relax and recharge my batteries.’
- ‘You have very little time to recharge your batteries, unwind and get going again.’
- ‘This is really all about recharging our batteries.’
- ‘It also changes how the people inside those companies operate - how they communicate, how they share ideas, even how they relax and recharge their batteries.’
- ‘Surrounded by stunning coastal scenery, the centre is the ideal location for Deirdre and Margaret to relax and recharge their batteries.’
- ‘Since then, he's been recharging his batteries and getting ready for his next big move.’
- ‘Slumber not only helps recharge our batteries, but some evidence suggests it can actually help ward off major illness, including diabetes.’
- ‘Holidays are supposed to be a time when people unwind and recharge their batteries.’
- ‘They've recharged their batteries after the Tottenham match and they are full of energy.’
- ‘This trip was to help me relax and recharge my batteries.’
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