Video: pronunciation of 'brighten'
Some places will brighten up with sunny spells, making it feel quite pleasant in light winds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Still, it brightens the place up if you don't mind it staring at you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Be sure to request colour at the front too - it'll both frame and brighten your face. The Sun (2016)The poor trade figures come amid a generally brightening economic picture. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What you want to do is minimise dark circles and brighten the eye area. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Add roof lights to brighten a dark room. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their faces were brightened up with smiles. Daily Readings with Mother Theresa (1993)My sole intention is to brighten the place up. The Sun (2013)Only the fact that inflation was slowing brightened the gloomy picture. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)The face is instantly brightened and glowing by virtue of the red lipstick. The Sun (2014)Thank you for brightening the city. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet the picture has hardly brightened. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And finally, go wild with decorative lighting to brighten up your tiny space. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They've done a lot to brighten up the place. The Sun (2015)It gives you that positive something you need - the thing which brightens all other areas. The Sun (2007)But by sitting up straight and projecting a friendly energy, suddenly the voice brightened and became more powerful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The weather brightened and I was finally able to make up some time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How can I brighten my lights without dazzling other motorists? Times, Sunday Times (2008)If the sunshine doesn't last, grow them on a windowsill until the weather brightens up again. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I sat on the stool opposite her, she brightened, and looked long into my eyes. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， brighten 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: brighten VERB
If someone brightens or their face brightens, they suddenly look happier.
Seeing him, she seemed to brighten a little.
brighten 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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