English version

light relief

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlight relieflight reliefFUNNYsomething that is pleasant and amusing after something sad or serious I’m glad you’ve arrived – we could all do with a little light relief! light
Examples from the Corpus
light reliefHowever, the Full Moon in Scorpio on May 16 should bring everyone to their senses and give some light relief.I have to be allowed a bit of light relief.The fighter pilot taking a little light relief.It seems that the staff were inclined to regard the women as light relief from the sombre business of teaching science.After this beginning some light relief must have been welcome.Then, for light relief, this page: murder and murder trials.Her only light relief was Tony, who took her out every night.
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