back in/into circulation

idiom

: back in the practice of going out socially
She's finally getting back in/into circulation after her divorce.

Examples of back in/into circulation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here’s the good news for lovers of his brisket and cornbread: Coop’s food will be back in circulation though continued catering and new pop-ups. Roxana Popescu, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Mar. 2024 Since the strike ended, Hines has pushed herself back into circulation in Hollywood, attending the Jan. 6 Amazon MGM Studios and Vanity Fair awards season party at Bar Marmont. Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Jan. 2024 Ochs has spent his years going places, finding things, dusting them off, putting them back in circulation and moving along — as a folk singer, as a blues guitarist, and now, as an 82-year-old who’s been spending his December mornings composting autumn leaves and fireplace ashes into garden mulch. Chris Richards, Washington Post, 25 Dec. 2023 Because their work is so tightly circumscribed, including only activity that went down between 1960 and 1970, bringing their music back into circulation for new generations requires transformation via technology. Mark Richardson, Pitchfork, 2 Nov. 2023 Could used syringes potentially be cleaned and put back into circulation in case of a shortage? Tim McDonnell, Quartz, 15 Dec. 2020 For the loaded containers that are sent inland, congestion on rail networks and a shortage of truck chassis, drivers and warehouse workers has led to big backups at cargo facilities as companies struggle to unpack the boxes and get them back into circulation. Paul Berger, WSJ, 4 Aug. 2021 Real gold discoveries in the Yukon and Alaska, and a war with Spain, created jobs and put money back into circulation. WSJ, 18 Oct. 2020 Frankfurt’s Bankhaus Scheich has a budding business cleaning crypto and getting it back into circulation. Laura Smythe, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2023

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“Back in/into circulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20in%2Finto%20circulation. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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