come to life

idiom

Definition of come to life 

1 : to become very interesting, appealing, or exciting The movie really comes to life when she appears on the screen.

2 of a place : to become filled with the energy and excitement of active people Downtown comes to life each night when the clubs open.

3 of a machine : to begin working The engine suddenly came to life.

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