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recover lost time /life is "recover the correct verb when : you spent time in jail and now you are outside and have to live that life you coudn´t live because you are inside? Spanish " recuperar tiempo perdido.Recuperar tu vida thanks
11. Juni 2015 22:19
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A native speaker would use the phrasal verb 'to make up'. 'Make up for lost time'. In English we don't consider time to be something that can be recovered. The time spent in jail is gone, it is finished and you can never get it back. But you can 'make up for lost time', and do things the things you couldn't when you were imprisoned.
11. Juni 2015
As Paul says, you can "make up for lost time". You can also 'rebuild', or perhaps even 'restart' your life.
11. Juni 2015
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