English version

liven up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishliven up phrasal verb1 EXCITEDto become more exciting, or to make an event become more exciting The party really livened up when Mattie arrived.liven something ↔ up Why don’t we invite Jane? That’ll liven things up!2 INTERESTING liven something ↔ up to make something look, taste etc more interesting syn brighten up Why not liven up the room with some flowers?3 INTERESTEDEXCITEDto become more interested or excited, or to make someone feel like this After a few drinks she livened up a little. liven→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
liven upI wish Leo would come - he would liven the party up.Bob tried to liven things up by telling some of his jokes.Tropical fruit such as mangoes and kiwis can help to liven up salad.
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Verb table
liven
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyliven
he, she, itlivens
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylivened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave livened
he, she, ithas livened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad livened
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill liven
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have livened
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam livening
he, she, itis livening
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you, we, theyare livening
Past
I, he, she, itwas livening
you, we, theywere livening
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been livening
he, she, ithas been livening
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been livening
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be livening
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been livening
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