bounce back

phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word forms "bounce back":
present tense I/you/we/they bounce back he/she/it bounces back present participle bouncing back past tense bounced back past participle bounced back
1) to become healthy, happy, or successful again after something bad has happened to you

He's sad about Sally leaving him, but he'll bounce back.

After an early defeat, she bounced back to win the championship.

2) business if a market or price bounces back, it rises again after falling

BT's shares fell dramatically, but bounced back before the end of the day.


English dictionary. 2014.

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