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English definition of “the sap is rising”

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the sap is rising

humorous
an expression used to mean that people start to have more energy and feel more interested in love and sex, for example in spring
Translations of “the sap is rising”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對戀愛和性)興致勃勃起來,起勁…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对恋爱和性)兴致勃勃起来,来了劲头…
(Definition of the sap is rising from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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