make a comeback

make a comeback
   When someone makes a comeback, they succeed in returning to their former successful career.
   

After devoting several years to her children, she made a comeback on Broadway.


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • comeback */ — UK [ˈkʌmˌbæk] / US noun [countable] Word forms comeback : singular comeback plural comebacks 1) a period when someone or something becomes successful or popular again make/stage a comeback: He s hoping to make his political comeback in the next… …   English dictionary


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