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New blood

DEFINITION

New employee. A refreshing new addition to an old group. The phrase suggests that all the people at a company, in a fraternal organization or in a social group are getting older, the group is getting stale and new members or new employees are necessary to keep the momentum going. Reference to blood simply means a living, breathing human.

“Having that new guy work in our office is the new blood we needed to energize our sales.”

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