make a fresh/new start

idiom

: to start a new life
Her divorce gave her an opportunity to make a fresh/new start.

Examples of make a fresh/new start in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, this shy, self-questioning and clearly troubled teen is counting on a foreign exchange program to make a fresh start, escaping to Leipzig, Germany, to get away from the mean girls back home in Strasbourg, France. Peter Debruge, Variety, 19 Feb. 2024 With the support of MetroHealth Medical Center and a few generous donors, Mom’s House welcomes pregnant women that other sober living programs have turned away - providinga clean, safe place for them and their babies to live and make a fresh start. Gretchen Cuda Kroen, cleveland, 26 July 2023 In December, Kailani moved to North Carolina to make a new start. Bianca Vazquez Toness and Sharon Lurye, Anchorage Daily News, 9 Feb. 2023 Why would Riley or anyone else want to make a new start here? Shannon Carlin, refinery29.com, 30 Sep. 2021 The child’s father Albert, a hay, grain and hog merchant, died two years later, and his widow Edna moved with Lucille to make a new start in Oregon. Leo Deluca, Scientific American, 10 June 2021 Riseborough’s dynamic performance as an addict reckoning with her choices and looking to make a fresh start is the kind of big turn that, more often than not, wins acting Oscars. Los Angeles Times, 6 Feb. 2023 After suffering a string of audacious attacks, Tehran faces an agonizing choice: embracing hard-liner demands for swift retaliation or trying to make a fresh start with the Biden administration. New York Times, 29 Nov. 2020 When handled well, turnover at the top levels of a company allows the team to make a fresh start with key stakeholders, including customers, partners and the investment community. Curtis Sparrer, Forbes, 27 June 2022

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“Make a fresh/new start.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20fresh%2Fnew%20start. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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