jolly sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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jolly sth up

UK informal
phrasal verb with jolly uk   /ˈdʒɒl.i/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.li/ verb [T + adv/prep] informal
to make something ​brighter and more ​attractive: I ​thought I'd ​jolly the ​room up with some ​colourfulcurtains.
(Definition of jolly sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jolly sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使更明亮悦目…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使更明亮悅目…
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