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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drink
pick-me-upˈpick-me-up noun [countable]  informalDFDHAPPY a drink or medicine that makes you feel happier and gives you more energy
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pick-me-upWe have grown accustomed to using tea and coffee as a pick-me-up when we are feeling low.His winning goal against Oxford United was a perfect pick-me-up.He found the clear air and sparkling waters the perfect pick-me-up.The five-year-old confined to a London hospital bed has been given a postal pick-me-up with get well cards from school pupils.The prison that's providing a real pick-me-up.
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