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light up something

phrasal verb with light  us   /lɑɪt/ verb (past tense and past participle lit  /lɪt/ or lighted)
  • (MAKE BRIGHT)

to make something ​bright or ​shiny: When I’d say there was a ​letter for him you could ​see his ​eyes light up.
  • (MAKE BURN)

to ​start something ​burning
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