lighten sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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lighten sth up

phrasal verb with lighten uk   /ˈlaɪ.tən/  us   /-t̬ən/ verb
to make a ​speech or ​piece of writing less ​serious: I ​thought I'd ​slip in a few ​jokes to ​lighten up the ​talk.
(Definition of lighten sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lighten sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…轻松活泼,使…不那么严肃…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…輕鬆活潑,使…不那麽嚴肅…
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