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English definition of “a new lease of life”

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a new lease of life

UK ( US a new lease on life)
an occasion when you become more energetic and active than before: His grandchildren have given him a new lease of life. an increase in the period for which something can be used or continued: The project suddenly got a new lease of life when the developers agreed to provide some more funding.
Translations of “a new lease of life”
in Chinese (Traditional) 更有活力, 使用壽命(或持續時間)延長…
in Chinese (Simplified) 更有活力, 使用寿命(或持续时间)延长…
(Definition of a new lease of life from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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