road to recovery

noun phrase

: the process of becoming healthy again
She had a stroke recently but is on the road to recovery.

Examples of road to recovery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of the patients who faces a particularly difficult road to recovery is 10-year-old Yahya abu Odeh. Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times, 24 Apr. 2024 While sharing his road to recovery, the former action star said every bit counts — simply getting out of bed and walking 10 steps eventually turned into him walking around the nurses' station at the hospital and then moving on to longer distances. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 10 Apr. 2024 Related article Federal government braces for a long – and expensive – road to recovery from Baltimore bridge collapse But claims from people who lost family members or who were injured in the collapse are likelier to succeed. Catherine Thorbecke, CNN, 28 Mar. 2024 It's been a long road to recovery, but Speal has regained most of his health since his initial infection. Mary Kekatos, ABC News, 20 Mar. 2024 Mexican gray wolves were nearly eliminated from the wild in the 1970s and have struggled on a precarious road to recovery after reintroduction efforts began in 1998. Hayleigh Evans, The Arizona Republic, 5 Mar. 2024 This will be a long road to recovery but to my fans, friends, and family please keep me in your prayers. Jessica Wang, EW.com, 12 Feb. 2024 In Keith's case, State Police said the trooper is healing well but has a long road to recovery. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 25 Jan. 2024 The road to recovery after childbirth is different for every person, however, the general healing window is six weeks (at least). Laura Lu, Ms, Parents, 21 Mar. 2024

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“Road to recovery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/road%20to%20recovery. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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