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make merry

To joke, play, or be happy; to have a fun, enjoyable time. The best part of our wedding, apart from the actual ceremony of course, was seeing so many of our various friends and family making merry all through the night with each other.
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make merry

to have fun; to have an enjoyable time. The guests certainly made merry at the wedding. The children were making merry in the backyard.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

make ˈmerry

(old-fashioned) enjoy yourself by singing, laughing, drinking, etc: There was a group of rugby players making merry in the bar last night until gone 2 o’clock. ▶ ˈmerrymaking noun: There was a lot of merrymaking in this town when Leeds won the cup final.
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