make\ merry

make\ merry
v. phr. literary
To have fun, laugh, and be happy,

In Aesop's fable the grasshopper made merry while the ant worked and saved up food.

In the Bible story a rich man ate and drank and made merry.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • make merry — {v. phr.}, {literary} To have fun, laugh, and be happy, * /In Aesop s fable the grasshopper made merry while the ant worked and saved up food./ * /In the Bible story a rich man ate and drank and made merry./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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