Nothing could look neater than those shelves of yours (illa tua pegmata), since they smartened up my books with their titles.
The cool, sharp breath of a hidden mountain lake came down to them, and Donahue smartened up his gait.
Every single hat and bonnet had to be taken from the stand, and carefully dusted, brushed, smartened up and replaced.
The doctor's study—the sanctum in which the interview should be held—had to be dusted and smartened up.
The old entrance-front (in Liverpool Street) has been smartened up with stucco and stained-glass windows.
He did not paint him turned out for parade, ironed and smartened up, but in the worst trim.
Within an hour everything was altered; the old room was smartened up, the table shone.
It had been smartened up till it looked more like a doll's house than a human habitation.
The vicarage, too, has expanded, and been smartened up to suit more modern tastes and requirements.
The stepmother threw on a kerchief and smartened up the head of her daughter and took her to see the wedding.