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come alive

If a ​place comes alive, it ​becomesfilled with ​activity: The ​citycentre really comes alive at the ​weekend.
If you make something come alive, you make it ​seemreal and ​interesting: She's a ​writer who really ​knows how to make her ​characters come alive.
(Definition of come alive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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