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come alive

If a place comes alive, it becomes filled with activity: The city centre really comes alive at the weekend. If you make something come alive, you make it seem real and interesting: She's a writer who really knows how to make her characters come alive.
(Definition of come alive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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