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
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"It was a tough game against a strong team, We needed that win to raise our spirits before the decisive match against Al-Masry in Egyptian Cup semi-final," Hazem Imam, Zamalek captain told reporters after the game.
THERE isn't much economic news to raise our spirits as Britain battles against rising prices, cutbacks in services and gloomy manufacturing figures.
But then along comes Jessica Ennis to raise our spirits and prompt a tear or two.
At the end of a week which rocked Welsh rugby, Miss Wales has come to the rescue in a bid to raise our spirits before our Six Nations match against Ireland on Sunday.
The HWYL campaign is aimed at showcasing the culture and heritage of South Wales - and to raise our spirits after the turmoil of Mike Ruddock's departure.
So much in the world, and in the Untied Kingdom, demands our attention, so much good that could raise our spirits and many things that we could and should be doing to improve our own lot and that of many needy people.