Light up 欣喜

A new eco-friendly lighting system on Tower Bridge, London.
Image caption A new eco-friendly lighting system illuminates Tower Bridge in London.

Light up 欣喜

當某人 lights up, 這意味著他/她看起來很高興或為什麼事情而感到欣喜。

例句

Mum will light up when she realises we've planned a surprise party for her.

My grandma would light up when she talked about the olden days.

請注意

另一個字面相似的短語 lighten up 意思和 light up 不一樣,這是勸某人應該放鬆一些,不要太緊張或太在意某件事情。

例句

Hurry! We're going to miss the train!

Lighten up – there'll be another one five minutes later.