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