lighten up

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lighten up ‎(third-person singular simple present lightens up, present participle lightening up, simple past and past participle lightened up)

  1. (idiomatic) To become less serious and more cheerful or casual; to relax.
    I wish he'd lighten up a bit and realize that we were only joking.

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