Lighten Up

Lighten Up

 

= be less serious, relax

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

“Lighten up” can also mean to make a color lighter. Ex: This color of paint is too dark, we should “lighten it up.”

 

Ex: She was angry when he said a joke about her, but she should “lighten up” and laugh at the jokes.

Ex: You are being very mean to her.  You need to “lighten up.”

 

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