English version

redeem yourself

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishredeem yourselfredeem yourself formalIMPROVEto do something that will improve what other people think of you, after you have behaved badly or failed He spent the rest of the game trying to redeem himself after a first-minute mistake. redeem
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redeem yourselfThe only way we could redeem ourselves was by getting out of the first round.There was a sense of we had to come back and redeem ourselves.You must, in short, become a born-again consumer, redeem yourself, and find peace.A state lawmaker wants death-row inmates to have a chance to redeem themselves and help their fellow man.He redeemed himself by sending over a good cross for P Reid to put the Olympic in front.Now he has redeemed himself in overseeing her recovery.The Bears will have a chance to redeem themselves in Saturday's game.Gerrard then redeemed himself with a double save.
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