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smile on sth/sb

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verb uk phrasal verb with smile   /smaɪl/ us  
to feel positive about something or someone, or to treat it, him, or her in a very positive way: The government began to smile on small businesses when it realized that they were the key to economic growth. figurative The gods smiled on us and we had brilliant sunshine throughout the day.
Translations of “smile on sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 積極對待…
in Chinese (Simplified) 积极对待…
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