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It sure brightens up my day?



 
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It sure brightens up my day? #1 (permalink) Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:20 pm   It sure brightens up my day?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #310 "English Slang Idioms (31)", question 8

"It sure ......... up my day to see those flowers blooming outside," Katy said.

(a) uses
(b) passes
(c) brightens
(d) heightens

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #310 "English Slang Idioms (31)", answer 8

"It sure brightens up my day to see those flowers blooming outside," Katy said.

Correct answer: (c) brightens
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"It sure brightens up my day..." Does it mean: It sure makes my day happier to see those flowers blooming outside. ?
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It sure brightens up my day? #2 (permalink) Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:30 pm   It sure brightens up my day?
 

Hi Kati,

Yes, you are spot on. Perhaps 'makes me happier.'

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It sure brightens up my day? #3 (permalink) Thu Feb 10, 2011 13:44 pm   It sure brightens up my day?
 

Thanks Alan !
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