make someone's day

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Definition of make someone's day

: to cause someone's day to be pleasant or happy Thanks for the compliment. You've really made my day! It made my day to see his smiling face.

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“Make someone's day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20someone%27s%20day. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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