a new lease of life
This page is about the idiom a new lease of life
If someone has a new lease of life, they have a new enthusiasm for living.
- After recovering from her illness, Kathy had a new lease of life and made lots of plans for the future.
- When my uncle quit drinking it gave him a new lease of life and he started doing things he hadn't done for years.
The variation "a new lease on life" is used in American English.
This idiom is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
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Contributor: Matt Errey