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bring someone or something to life

Fig. to give vigor or vitality to someone or something; to reactivate someone or something. (See also bring something back to life.) A little singing and dancing would have brought the play to life. Some coffee will bring you to life.
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bring to life

Enliven or energize a person or thing. For example, The promise of a big part in the play brought Jane to life, or The author's changes really brought this screenplay to life. [c. 1300] Also see come to life.
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bring somebody/something to ˈlife

make somebody/something more lively, interesting or attractive: It was only her performance that brought the movie to life.If you put a couple of pictures on the wall it might bring the room to life a bit.

bring to life

1. To cause to regain consciousness.
2. To put spirit into; animate.
3. To make lifelike.
See also: bring, life
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It gives us an opportunity to bring something to life with our voices and emotions.
We worked hard to bring something to life that would impress our family and friends.
Public engagements manager Jenny Dockett said: "It is quite an amazing process to bring something to life like this from an initial idea.
Deleuze's thought, however resistant to summary, was above all an affirmation of the life force, of the will to life: "One's always writing," as he put it in Pourparler (1990 [Negotiations, 1995]), "to bring something to life, to free life from where it's trapped.
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