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regain verb

ADV. completely He hadn't completely regained his strength. | quickly, rapidly | gradually, slowly | eventually, finally | never He was severely injured and never regained consciousness.

VERB + REGAIN fight to, struggle to, try to The team are struggling to regain last season's form. | be desperate to, be determined to, hope to He was determined to regain what his father had lost. | help sb (to) | manage to | be unable to, fail to

PHRASES an attempt/a bid/an effort to regain sth He is making a bid to regain his World No 1 ranking. | a chance/an opportunity to regain sth a chance to regain the lead in the contest