jolly along


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Verb1.jolly along - cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful; "She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"
amuse - make (somebody) laugh; "The clown amused the children"
References in classic literature ?
He was a great fellow to jolly along a crowd, and would keep a meeting in an uproar; when once he got really waked up, the torrent of his eloquence could be compared with nothing save Niagara.
While whisky is the traditional tipple to sling back and pipe in the haggis, why not serve a Burns Night cocktail or some sumptuous wines for a contemporary twist on the evening, and jolly along your tavern friends.
Many of us grew up with bikes, trikes, skateboards, rollerskates etc, but few of us were allowed to jolly along down the middle of the streets with them.