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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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Wednesday, April 8, 2015 RACING POST STORY Derek O'Connor steers Bacardys to victory in the footprints of Champagne Fever at Quakerstown Six pages of reports on all the Easter action starts on Page 6 The horse bidding for a notable Aintree repeat BACARDYS RAISES SPIRITS in your 16-page WARNE Brian Hamilton talks to Alan Sweetman about the prospects of an Aintree encore in the Fox Hunters' Chase Page 3 DEREK O'CONNOR 'There was the biggest crowd I've ever seen at a point-to-point at Loughanmore on Monday and a wonderful carnival atmosphere' Page 2 weekly supplement | weekly supplement | ALAN SWEETMAN An Ireland's Eye Grand National special, page 12 An Ireland's Eye Grand National special, page 12
Whether their Wembley trip raises spirits or further burdens tired legs, we will wait and see, but one thing is for sure, Wigan are by no means the worst team in this battle, according to recent form.