put a smile on face
put a smile on (one's) face
To make one smile or laugh; to make one happy, pleased, or contented. Nothing puts a smile on my face like watching my children play together at the park. These financial results are sure to put smiles on our investors' faces.
put a smile on someone's face
Fig. to please someone; to make someone happy. We are going to give Andy a pretty good raise, and I know that'll put a smile on his face. The surprise birthday party really put a smile on my dad's face.