Meaning of “come alive” in the English Dictionary

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"come alive" in British English

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come alive

If a place comes alive, it becomes filled with activity:

The city centre really comes alive at the weekend.

If you make something come alive, you make it seem real 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)