Meaning of “spring to life” in the English Dictionary

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"spring to life" in British English

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spring to life

to suddenly become very active or busy:

After about eight o'clock the city springs to life.

(Definition of “spring to life” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spring to life" in American English

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spring to life

to become active:

By nine o’clock, the town had sprung to life with shoppers in the streets.

(Definition of “spring to life” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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