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English definition of “blow the cobwebs away”

blow the cobwebs away

UK
to get rid of feelings of tiredness, usually with fresh air or exercise: We went for a five-mile jog to blow the cobwebs away.Energetic and lively
(Definition of blow the cobwebs away from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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