Give yourself a lift

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unhappy
I am unhappy about the elections results.
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down in the dumps
(down) in the dumps
She's a bit down in the dumps because she failed one of her exams.
having an effect that is opposite to the one intended or wanted:
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counterproductive
Improved safety measures in cars can be counterproductive as they encourage people to drive faster.
to produce tears, light, blood, etc.:
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shed
produce
She shed a few tears at her daughter's wedding.
an occasion when you become more energetic and active than before:
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a new lease of life
His grandchildren have given him a new lease of life
to give something that is needed to someone or something:
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supply
All employees are supplied with safety equipment.
the transparent outer covering of the eye
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cornea
the gas formed when carbon is burned, or when people or animals breathe out:
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carbon dioxide
There has been a sudden and worrying rise in the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
broken or torn pieces of something larger:
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debris
Debris from the aircraft was scattered over a large area.
the act of boosting something:
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boost
give your life a boost by holding a party.
If water or rain ... something ..., it removes it or carries it away:
p. verb
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wash away
All your anxiety will start to wash away once your guests begin to arrive.
to cause problems for something such as a market or share, usually causing it to fall:
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weigh on
Signs of sluggish economic growth weighed on banks.
full of hope, happiness, and good feelings:
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upbeat
Live music and a parade set an upbeat mood for the official opening.
a special article in a newspaper or magazine, or a part of a television or radio broadcast, that deals with a particular subject:
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feature
a double-page feature on global warming
to refuse to think about unpleasant facts, although they will have an influence on your situation:
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bury your head in the sand
bury/have
You've got to face facts here - you can't just bury your head in the sand.
a temporary change that does not have any special meaning:
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blip
Last month's rise in inflation was described by the chancellor as only a blip.
boring and making you feel unhappy:
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dreary
a dreary little town
to (cause something or someone to) move suddenly and violently:
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jolt
move suddenly
The train stopped unexpectedly and we were jolted forwards.
a small, shiny metal or plastic disc sewn onto clothes for decoration
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sequin
a special and enjoyable occasion or experience:
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treat
special occasion
We're going to Italy for the weekend - it's my birthday treat.
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draw to a close
draw to a close/an end
As the evening drew to a close, people started reaching for their coats.
strong worry and unhappiness, especially about personal problems:
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angst
All my children went through a period of late-adolescent angst.
(of feelings) not expressed or released:
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pent-up
His pent-up anger and frustration burst forth.
to do or use something because it is the only thing available:
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resort to
There’s hope the countries will reach a settlement without resorting to armed conflict.
completely:
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altogether
I'm not altogether sure I want that
an electronic device that makes a buzzing sound:
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buzzer
I pressed the buzzer and after a while someone came to the door.

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