get into the spirit (of something)

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get into the spirit (of something)

To show one's interest in enjoying a social event by dressing appropriately or participating in related activities. I specifically wore red and green to get into the spirt of Christmas. Come on, dance with us! Get into the spirit!
See also: get, spirit

get/enter into the ˈspirit of something

take part in an activity or event with enthusiasm: Every year he gets into the spirit of Christmas by decorating his whole house with coloured lights.The party went well because everyone entered into the spirit of things.
See also: enter, get, of, something, spirit
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Members of Phoenix House Scheme in Shirley have invited their friends and family to dress up in their favourite football outfits before enjoying some food on Saturday Karen Shepherd, service co-ordinator for the Accord Group at Phoenix House, said: "England may not be in the tournament anymore but that's no reason not to get into the spirit of the World Cup and have some fun.
Above and below, staff from the Ty Gobaith charity shop in Llandudno get into the spirit of the charity's Christmastime Santa Run.