raise (one's) spirits

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raise (one's) spirits

To make one feel happier or more carefree. The purpose of this charity is to raise children's spirits this holiday season. I love my roommate. No matter what mood I'm in, he is always able to raise my spirits.
See also: raise, spirit

raise somebody’s ˈspirits

make somebody happier: Good weather always raises her spirits.
See also: raise, spirit
References in classic literature ?
The news that his mother might be expected to be present at the garden party failed entirely to raise her spirits.
Goddard's unavoidable absences, and raise her spirits by representing how much Mr.
Norris, and then at Fanny, whose tears were beginning to shew themselves, immediately said, with some keenness, "I do not like my situation: this place is too hot for me," and moved away her chair to the opposite side of the table, close to Fanny, saying to her, in a kind, low whisper, as she placed herself, "Never mind, my dear Miss Price, this is a cross evening: everybody is cross and teasing, but do not let us mind them"; and with pointed attention continued to talk to her and endeavour to raise her spirits, in spite of being out of spirits herself.
But in an attempt to raise her spirits, Ryan Thomas, 27, who plays mechanic Jason Grimshaw, started putting on a Cockney accent when talking to Michelle, 50, (below) during a break in filming.
Mark is desperate to raise her spirits and they both devise an interesting list of things to do before the court case
TROUBLED jazz babe Amy Winehouse has cancelled the rest of her tour this month and is going back to rehab - but at least she's got the Daily Mirror to raise her spirits.
She is not very well now so hopefully this will raise her spirits,' he said.