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raise a laugh

Definition of raise a laugh in English:

Make people laugh.
Example sentences
  • Others may well be shocked or slightly sickened by the film's determination to be as filthy rude as possible on the way to raising a laugh.
  • It's not particularly groundbreaking, but it's a good hour of fun that raises a laugh or two each week, which is as much as I expect these days.
  • Even in death, the comic genius has raised a laugh among his adoring fans.
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