breathe (new) life into

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Definition of breathe (new) life into

: to give new energy and excitement to (something) She is credited with breathing new life into contemporary art. The singer managed to breathe life into some tired old songs.

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“Breathe (new) life into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breathe%20%28new%29%20life%20into. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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