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What does "lift up" mean?

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Rebecca

To "lift someone up" is used in the metaphorical sense, to make someone happier, more confident, or free. It means to lift someone's spirits or mood. Ex: I love my parents. They always lift me up and support me. Ex: Sometimes, you have to remember to lift yourself up and not just other people.

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