One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Cause someone to become more cheerful.‘your kind words truly lifted my spirits’
- ‘The guides lifted our spirits as they sang songs in unison.’
- ‘He always said something to lift her spirits.’
- ‘A letter from his sister raised his spirits.’
- ‘The start of the finale is enough to raise everyone's spirits.’
- ‘I threw a ball to him before the game in an effort to lift his spirits.’
- ‘A fortnight by the sea will be just the thing to lift my spirits.’
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