bounce back

phrasal verb
bounced back; bouncing back; bounces back

Definition of bounce back

: to return quickly to a normal condition after a difficult situation or event She bounced back easily from her surgery. After losing the first three games of the series, they bounced back to win their next eight games.

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“Bounce back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bounce%20back. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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