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.
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raise somebody’s ˈspirits

make somebody happier: Good weather always raises her spirits.
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A bit like a noxious mixture of the gameplay of Alan Wake smashed together with a Japanese re-imagining of the second and third Evil Dead films, it's a trippy traipse through hell that will raise spirits and the demonic dead in equal measure.
Kenny Dalglish needs to be brought in to raise spirits, increase expectations and behave like a true Liverpool manager - with confidence bordering on arrogance.
Eugene Emeralds players hope to raise spirits and draw attention to a local program on Monday when they pay a visit to Cascade Adult Center, a local nonprofit that offers respite care, structured daytime programs and support for families of adults with memory loss and physical limitations.
CARDIFF Older Persons' Forum is welcoming its members and friends to a summer barbecue designed to raise spirits and to raise funds.
The Anfield skipper, speaking ahead of Sunday's crucial home clash with Arsenal, is determined to raise spirits after the club's disastrous plunge out of the Champions League.
The Anfield skipper, speaking ahead of today's crucial home clash with Arsenal, is determined to raise spirits after the club's disastrous plunge out of the Champions League.
NOTHING much has gone right for the poor New Orleans Saints this season but tonight's hosts the Jets are in bad shape, too, and a road victory could raise spirits in the Big Easy, writes Phil Agius.
BA chief Rod Eddington and 11 directors spent the weekend at Heathrow trying to raise spirits.
As for Newcastle, shorn of half a dozen key men, their Champions' League dream now rests on Sir Bobby Robson's ability to raise spirits amongst a squad whose energy levels look non-existent.
Hosanna to this new public facility that, along with its contents, will raise spirits, souls and minds to soar to new heights.
Websites range from the official to informal chat sites, aiming to raise spirits and give a verbal platform.
Morale seems to be very low and it will be an immensely difficult job for their new manager Wim Jansen to raise spirits.
Claude: MSing Around by John Mythen The cartoons of Claude -- "the first case of canine MS on record" -- are wonderful and cannot help but raise spirits.
AN uplifting poetry book will help raise spirits at a local charity.
But a lot of the images used humour to help people to cope and raise spirits.