One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Emerge renewed after apparent disaster or destruction.‘the team began their brave attempt to rise like some phoenix from the ashes’
- ‘We can learn to rise like a phoenix from the ashes, arising as part of a better world and a better life for one and all.’
- ‘It is with more than a hint of nostalgia for past triumphs as well as with a proud and hopeful gaze at a luminous future that the Bolshoi Ballet is rising like a phoenix from the ashes of the Soviet empire.’
- ‘There I was describing Duncan as a failure in Finland, and thousands of miles away at Everton he rises like a phoenix from the ashes to score against Manchester United.’
- ‘Manchester United rose like a phoenix from the ashes, and have never been out of the top two divisions of the English League ever since, winning their first League title in 1908.’
- ‘Shot in Budapest, standing in for Munich, 1918, the film has a dark, post-Apocalyptic feel to it, with a vibrant artistic life, rising like a phoenix from the ashes of defeat.’
- ‘But his legacy remains and the 80s saw rock music rising like a phoenix from the ashes.’
- ‘But if we look to the future with everything that is going on we can see the city rising like a phoenix from the ashes.’
- ‘It would be comforting to think that this city, despite its lapse into the present slough of despond and cultural wilderness, may yet rise like a phoenix from the ashes.’
- ‘Working with the RDA we can help Drake Street rise like a phoenix from the ashes.’
- ‘But most cones wait patiently for a fire before they open, drop their seeds, and rise like a phoenix from the ashes.’
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