come out of retirement

idiom

: to return to work or to one's professional career
He came out of retirement to play baseball again.

Examples of come out of retirement in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Related:Why did Bruce Bochy come out of retirement? Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, 5 June 2023 Major William Lauderdale was asked by his friend, President Andrew Jackson, to come out of retirement and build a fort in southeast Florida as protection against the Seminole Indians. Lois K. Solomon, Sun Sentinel, 15 Mar. 2023 The research also found that 25% of parents were willing to pull cash out of their savings or retirement accounts, 17% would take on debt, 9% would come out of retirement entirely and 7% would put their homes on the line by refinancing. Eleanor Pringle, Fortune, 16 Jan. 2023 Houses had floated off their foundations, and first responders had come out of retirement to help with disaster relief. Antonia Hitchens, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2022 Jackman is not the first X-Men star to come out of retirement for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Aaron Couch, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Sep. 2022 Jolly himself is one of the upstarts, having come out of retirement to launch a training company, Jerry R Jolly & Associates, prompted by the passage of the law. Suhauna Hussain, Los Angeles Times, 9 June 2022 Kinsler will come out of retirement to represent Israel in Tokyo. Mia Berry, Detroit Free Press, 24 July 2021 Oscar De La Hoya plans to come out of retirement after 12 years away from the ring. Ashley Shaffer, USA TODAY, 20 Aug. 2020

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“Come out of retirement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20out%20of%20retirement. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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