out_and_about

World English Dictionary
out and about
 
adj
regularly going out of the house to work, take part in social activity, etc, esp after an illness

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out and about

Well enough to come and go, especially after an illness. For example, I'm glad to see you're out and about again. [Late 1800s] Also see up and about.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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