bring to life

bring to life
bring to life
1. To give life to, make alive
2. To animate
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Main Entry:life

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bring (or come) to life
regain or cause to regain consciousness or return as if from death

all this was of great interest to her, as if she were coming to life after a long sleep

(with reference to a fictional character or inanimate object) cause or seem to be alive or real

he brings the character of MacDonald to life with power and precision | all the puppets came to life again

make or become active, lively, or interesting

soon, with the return of the peasants and fishermen, the village comes to life again | you can bring any room to life with these coordinating cushions


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