Definition of rise like a phoenix from the ashes in English:

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rise like a phoenix from the ashes

Emerge renewed after apparent disaster or destruction: the team began their brave attempt to rise like some phoenix from the ashes
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  • But if we look to the future with everything that is going on we can see the city rising like a phoenix from the ashes.
  • But his legacy remains and the 80s saw rock music rising like a phoenix from the ashes.
  • There I was describing Duncan as a failure in Finland, and thousands of miles away at Everton he rises like a phoenix from the ashes to score against Manchester United.
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