lift (one's) spirits

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lift (one's) spirits

To make one feel happier or more carefree. The purpose of this charity is to lift children's spirits this holiday season. I love my roommate. No matter what mood I'm in, he is always able to lift my spirits.
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But City boss Pep Guardiola was straight on the phone to reassure him and lift his spirits, stressing the importance of keeping his mind focussed on the future rather than dwelling on the past.
Derby, who has 54 years experience in the sport, is 89 now but struggling with illness and freinds are hoping a tribute night will help lift his spirits.
Hughes, in fact, has become pals with Welsh rugby coach Steve Hansen and helped to lift his spirits during their darkest days.
One never really knows why anyone commits suicide, but the near coincidence of the opening of Dia:Beacon, where a vast space is dedicated to his work, and the tragic end of his life suggests that the reemerging specter of permanence did little, if anything, to lift his spirits.
At Christmas, Man of The People David Mellor urged readers to send cards to lift his spirits. Five thousand of you did so.
The Cheers crew try to lift his spirits by giving him some psychological therapy.
COMEDY legend Ernie Wise's relatives have been singing songs to him and telling jokes to lift his spirits as he lies in an American hospital.
"He is a huge rugby fan and now that the World Cup has started, it is hoped cheering on England will lift his spirits," said the source.