Resume something that has been interrupted.
More example sentences
- You have to be able to remember where you were so you can pick up the threads and continue after an interruption.
- So, we are slowly picking up the threads of our ‘normal’ lives although I confess I do feel as if I need a vacation from my vacation.
- He can now look forward to picking up the threads of his life having, to repeat his mother's words been ‘given the gift of life’.
Definition of pick up the threads in:
- The British & World English dictionary