a lift

energy, a positive feeling, a shot in the arm When I need a lift, I watch Oprah. She makes me feel good.

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A rising tide lifts all boats

This idiom, coined by John F Kennedy, describes the idea that when an economy is performing well, all people will benefit from it.

A rising tide lifts all boats.

Describes something that will be helpful lớn all.

face lift|face|lift

n. Phr. 1. A surgical procedure designed khổng lồ make one"s face look younger. Aunt Jane, who is in her seventies, had an expensive face lift và now she looks as if she were 40. 2. A renovation, a refurbishing. Our house needs a major face lift khổng lồ make it fit in with the rest of the neighborhood.

get a lift

get a ride, catch a ride I can get a lift with Brian. He"s driving lớn Moncton.

give me a lift

give me a happy feeling, cause me lớn feel better Pat"s jokes give me a lift. When I laugh, I feel much better.

give one a lift|give|lift

v. Phr. 1. To lớn give someone a ride. Jack gave me a lift in his new car. 2. To comfort someone. Talking to lớn my doctor yesterday gave me a lift.

lift

lift lift up one"s voice khổng lồ speak out loudly

lift a finger

help someone, bởi anything lớn help Loki is my friend, but he didn"t lift a finger when I needed help.

lift a finger (hand)

do something, do one

lift a finger|finger|hand|lift|lift a hand|raise|r

v. Phr. 1. To vì chưng something; do your share; khổng lồ help. Usually used in the negative. We all worked hard except Joe. He wouldn"t lift a finger. The king did not lift a hand when his people were hungry. Compare: LEND A HAND.

lift a hand against

Idiom(s): lift a hand (against someone or something) and raise a hand (against someone or something)
Theme: THREATENINGto threaten (to strike) someone or something. (Often in the negative. The a hand can be replaced with one"s hand.)• She"s very peaceful. She wouldn"t lift a hand against a fly.• That"s right. She wouldn"t lift a hand.• Would you raise your hand against your own brother?

lift my spirits

cause me to be happy, give me a lift Music will lift our spirits. Let"s listen khổng lồ some Mozart.

lift off

lift off
Begin flight, as in The spacecraft was due to lớn lift off at ten o"clock. The off in this idiom means “off the ground.”

lift the curtain

lift the curtain
see raise the curtain.

LIFT UP

(separable) to lớn elevate something" Max could not lift Mary up because she was too heavy."

lift/raise a finger

do something, vày one"s share, help Her daughter will never lift a finger lớn help anyone.

not lift a finger

not lift a finger
Refuse to lớn exert oneself to lớn help or perform an action. For example, Dad won"t lift a finger lớn help them financially, or Early in the war, America officially would not lift a finger.

not lift a finger lớn help

Idiom(s): not lift a finger (to help someone) & not lift a hand (to help someone)
Theme: HELPFULNESS - LACKING to bởi nothing lớn help someone. (The someone is anyone in the negative.)• They wouldn"t lift a finger to lớn help us.• Can you imagine that they wouldn"t lift a finger?• Sally refused to lift a hand to lớn help her own sister.

not lift a hand to help

Idiom(s): not lift a finger (to help someone) và not lift a hand (to help someone)
Theme: HELPFULNESS - LACKING to vì chưng nothing to lớn help someone. (The someone is anyone in the negative.)• They wouldn"t lift a finger to help us.• Can you imagine that they wouldn"t lift a finger?• Sally refused lớn lift a hand to help her own sister.

not lớn lift a finger|finger|lift|lift a finger|to

v. Phr. To lớn not help in the slightest degree. "My husband won"t lift a finger khổng lồ help me," she complained, "although we have 12 people coming for dinner."

shoplifter

n. A thief who steals things from a store. The TV camera identified the shoplifter, who was then arrested & sentenced to lớn jail.

shoplifting

stealing products from a store while you cửa hàng He"s charged with shoplifting. He stole some cigarettes.

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thumb a lift/ride

hitchhike Their car had a flat tire so they thumbed a lift to the nearest gas station.

giúp đỡ (ai đó)

mang lại ai kia nâng

Arraythrow khổng lồ the wolves throw together throw up throw up one throw you throw you to lớn the dogs throw your weight around thrown in thumb a lift/ride thumb one tich ticked off tickedy-boo ticketed tickled pink tiddly tide (someone) over
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