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
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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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