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raise a laugh
To cause someone to laugh. Don't try too hard to raise a laugh during your speech; you're here to inform people, not entertain them.
raise a ˈlaugh/ˈsmile do or say something that makes other people laugh/smile: If the speeches are not going well, ask Paula to speak; she can always raise a laugh. ♢ His jokes didn’t even raise a smile, which was embarrassing.