Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Lighten"

The meaning of "Lighten" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa lighten up?
A: thank you
Q: O que significa lighten up ?
A: to become less gloomy or serious
Q: O que significa "lightening fast"?
A: Something that occurs at the same speed as lightening strikes. Which is about 320,000,000 ft per second.

This phrase is used to indicate something is very fast (since most things do not actually move as fast as lightning)

Example sentences using "Lighten"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com lightening fast .
A: My new computer is lightening fast.

Synonyms of "Lighten" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre lighten up e light up ?
A: Lighten up would be used as an expression if someone was being too serious about something.

Light up would be used if you were turning on a light or lighting a candle. It could also be used as an expression to say someone's smile lights up the room or their eyes lit up.

Hey man, lighten up!

The candle will light up the room.

Her smile lights up the room.

Her eyes lit up, when she saw it.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre lighten up e brighten up ?
A: lighten up = be more cheerful or positive. It doesn't mean real light.
Ex: He's always so sad and I wish he would lighten up.

brighten up = usually means get brighter, as in real light. sometimes it can mean to be more cheerful, but it's not as common.
Ex: Painting the walls yellow really brightened up my room.

Q: Qual é a diferença entre lighten e brighten ?
A: @Sierram: They're the same thing. "I lightened up the room with some lights." "I brightened up the room with some lights"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre lighten e lighten up ?
A: Lighten up: 気楽にやろう

Other questions about "Lighten"

Q: The lightening isn't stopping at all.
soa natural?
A: Lightning

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