rise from the ashes

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The phrase refers to the resurrection of the mythical phoenix.

Verb[edit]

rise from the ashes

  1. (idiomatic) To make a comeback after a disaster (that almost lead to a tragic end).
  2. (idiomatic) To make a comeback after a long hiatus. To come back into common use or practice. To come back into popularity.