take on (a) new life

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Definition of take on (a) new life

: to become more active, interesting, etc. Plain old mashed potatoes take on a new life in this recipe.

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“Take on (a) new life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20on%20%28a%29%20new%20life. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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