Besides, it just did me good to liven up the old house a bit.
It's just what he thinks you need—to take an interest and liven up.
No, but that helps to liven up things, of course—buying stuff and mailing letters.
Gradually, over yonder on the cruiser, things begin to liven up.
I had an idea, Alex chuckled, that things would begin to liven up as soon as we got into this country.