new lease on life

a new lease on life
Cliché a renewed and revitalized outlook on life. •

Getting the job offer was a new lease on life.

When I got out of the hospital, I felt as if I had a new lease on life.

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{n. phr.} A new chance to live; an improved manner of living. * /After his illness and his retirement, living in Hawaii was a new lease on life./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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