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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Improving sentiment in Germany and borrowing changes in China also lifted spirits.
today, which juxtaposes expectations for neutral Fed policy before an ultimate rate cut at the 18-months horizon, have lifted spirits. There is additionally a degree of optimism about the U.S.-China trade talks slated for January 7-8 in Beijing as increasing signs of real-world impact of the trade spat raises the incentives on both sides for compromise.
However, that solitary success came at home against Real Oviedo and Martin looks to have quickly lifted spirits.
THEY lifted spirits and raised hundreds of pounds for charity at a colourful community event.
The 5-0 rout of San Marino, although entirely expected, will have lifted spirits ahead of today's clash in Tallinn, which promises to be a little trickier.
The unconvincing win kept up the pressure on Chelsea and Arsenal at the top and lifted spirits after two league games without a win and the midweek Champions League loss to the Spanish champions.
But his performances lifted spirits and Limerick duly kicked on to finish the season strongly.
"It definitely lifted spirits after losing a few in a row, and with last weekend off we've had a bit of extra time to prepare, and get people back from injury."
The new campaign was about friendship, success and getting to the very top, said MD Philip Sowah, There had been instances where friendships have lifted spirits, helped people to scale difficult situations and aided in gaining jobs and ideas.
BALLET stars lifted spirits when they treated young patients to a dance workshop.
BETTER-than-expected output figures lifted spirits in the manufacturing sector today after a shock slump in activity a month earlier.
However, O'Neill's arrival on Wearside lifted spirits and performances - and ultimately results.
All that led to a miserable start to the campaign and intense pressure on Arsene Wenger, but results have improved in recent weeks and defender Thomas Vermaelen's decision to sign a new four-year contract last week lifted spirits.
Cards, dolls, kites, spinning tops, puzzles, and board games are just a few of the diversions that have lifted spirits among adults and children over the centuries.