pick up the threads of

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pick up the threads of (third-person singular simple present picks up the threads of, present participle picking up the threads of, simple past and past participle picked up the threads of)

  1. (transitive) To resume something that was paused or halted.
  2. (transitive, by extension) To restart after a disaster or trauma.