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"spring to life" in American English

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spring to life

to ​becomeactive: 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)







"spring to life" in British English

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spring to life

to ​suddenlybecome very ​active or ​busy: After about eight o'clock the ​citysprings to ​life.
(Definition of spring to life from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spring to life”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然活跃(或忙碌)起来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然活躍(或忙碌)起來…
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