clear the cobwebs


: to remove a feeling of confusion, vagueness, or lack of clarity about something (from one's mind)
She took a walk to clear the cobwebs from her head.

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Recent Examples on the Web Having your brain switch from mental to physical mode can clear the cobwebs and refill its creative juices. Amy Blaschka, Forbes, 15 May 2021

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“Clear the cobwebs.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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