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.

Examples of breathe (new) life into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Or breathe new life into past-their-prime veggies by roasting them with a bit of olive oil, salt, and pepper. Leslie Goldman, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Sep. 2023 Under Gore’s management, the plan is to invest significantly in Hammer Films to breathe new life into the studio, blending the nostalgic charm of Hammer with modern cinematic style and innovation, while preserving its heritage and library. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 31 Aug. 2023 Watch Now 14 Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) This Netflix remake of the 1974 classic horror film follows a group of influencers trying to breathe new life into a Texas ghost town. Olivia Evans, Women's Health, 21 Aug. 2023 Since its 2016 decommissioning, it has been eyed for redevelopment as Baltimore County has attempted to breathe new life into its commercial corridors, like with the county’s partial acquirement of the Security Square Mall in Woodlawn. Lia Russell, Baltimore Sun, 10 Aug. 2023 Show up and breathe fire, breathe life into this program. Joseph Goodman, al, 29 Aug. 2023 Organic elements breathe new life into a space that may have once felt stale or dated. Gina Mayfield, Dallas News, 22 Aug. 2023 Extra funding can breathe new life into that program by increasing staffing and breaking the logjam of cases. Chris McLamb, Fortune, 9 June 2023 Take it all down and put it all back up in different places—even different walls in the same room will breathe new life into your environment. House Beautiful, 20 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Breathe (new) life into.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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