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Meanings of Make-free:

phrase

To use something that belongs to someone else a lot

Usage examples:

Don't her parents mind her making free with their house while they're on holiday?, i wondered wheth…

Meanings of Make-free-with:

phrase

To use something that belongs to someone else a lot

Usage examples:

Don't her parents mind her making free with their house while they're on holiday?, i wondered wheth…

Meanings of Make-fun-of:

idiom

To be unkind to someone and laugh at or cause others to laugh at the person

Usage examples:

You’re always making fun of me!

Meanings of Make-go:

phrase

To try to make something succeed, usually by working hard

Usage examples:

She's really making a go of her new antique shop., i can't see him ever making a go of accountancy.…

Meanings of Make-good:

idiom

To become successful and usually rich

Usage examples:

He’s a boy from a poor background who made good on wall street.

Meanings of Make-haste:

idiom

Hurry up

Usage examples:

Make haste!

Meanings of Make-headway:

idiom

To begin to succeed

Usage examples:

Has the city made any headway in attracting new businesses?

Meanings of Make-heavy-weather:

idiom

To find something hard to do and spend a lot of time on it, although it is not difficult

Usage examples:

She's making such heavy weather of that report she's writing.

Meanings of Make-i:

phrase

Something you say in order to emphasize what you have just said, or to express your authority

Usage examples:

I will not tolerate this behaviour any longer. do i make myself clear?, if you speak to me like tha…

Make-inroads-into

ˈɪn.rəʊdz

Meanings of Make-inroads-into:

noun

Something that has a noticeable and positive effect on something you are trying to achieve

Usage examples:

The deal marks the first major inroad into the country's domestic market., the grant for a new job-…

Meanings of Make-it:

phrasal verb

To go directly toward someone or something

Usage examples:

They split up and the man made for the subway., everyone agreed that filming inside a chocolate fac…

Meanings of Make-it-to:

phrasal verb

To go directly toward someone or something

Usage examples:

They split up and the man made for the subway., everyone agreed that filming inside a chocolate fac…

Meanings of Make-known:

idiom

To tell someone who you are

Usage examples:

Just go to the hotel reception and make yourself known (to the receptionist)., local residents have…

Meanings of Make-laugh:

idiom

Said to someone to show that you cannot take their suggestion seriously

Usage examples:

You'll pay? don't make me laugh!

Meanings of Make-legal:

idiom

If you make legal history, the case you win in court or take to court is the first of its type and changes the way future cases will be dealt with.

Meanings of Make-light-of:

idiom

To act as if something is not serious, esp. when it is serious

Usage examples:

They've both had knee injuries, but the two friends make light of their weaknesses.

Meanings of Make-like:

idiom

To pretend

Usage examples:

She made like she was about to leave, but then stayed for hours., stop making like you know everyth…

Meanings of Make-little-of:

idiom

To not consider something to be very important

Usage examples:

He made little of his ordeal.

Meanings of Make-love-to:

idiom

To speak romantically and give attention to someone, especially in order to make them love you

Usage examples:

Mr jackson, i do believe you are making love to me.

Meanings of Make-matters-worse:

idiom

To make the situation even more unpleasant or difficult

Usage examples:

Don't say anything - you'll only make matters worse.

Meanings of Make-mischief:

idiom

To intentionally say or do something that causes other people to be upset or annoyed with each other

Usage examples:

My children often try to make mischief between me and my new husband.

Meanings of Make-much-of:

idiom

To give a lot of importance to something

Usage examples:

Don’t make too much of the test results.

Meanings of Make-of:

phrasal verb

To understand the meaning of a statement or action, or to have an opinion about something or someone

Usage examples:

What do you make of the new boss?

Meanings of Make-off:

phrasal verb

To leave quickly, usually in order to escape

Usage examples:

The burglars made off before the police arrived.

Meanings of Make-off-with:

phrasal verb

Carry something away illicitly.

Usage examples:

Burglars made off with all their wedding presents

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