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Meanings of Make-clean:

collocation

To end a relationship with someone or a connection with something suddenly and completely

Usage examples:

When a relationship ends, it's often best to make a clean break., when she retired, it was expected…

Meanings of Make-clear:

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…

Meanings of Make-contact:

collocation

To succeed in communicating with someone or something, especially by speaking or writing to them

Usage examples:

She finally made contact with him in italy., he made contact with the organization and offered to d…

Meanings of Make-contact-with:

collocation

To succeed in communicating with someone or something, especially by speaking or writing to them

Usage examples:

She finally made contact with him in italy., he made contact with the organization and offered to d…

Meanings of Make-do:

idiom

To manage to live without things that you would like to have or with things of a worse quality than you would like

Usage examples:

We didn't have cupboards so we made do with boxes., you can't make him go if he doesn't want to., t…

Meanings of Make-eyes-at:

idiom

To look at someone with sexual interest

Usage examples:

She was making eyes at him all evening.

Meanings of Make-faces:

collocation

To say or do something that shows a complete change of opinion or behaviour

Usage examples:

After resisting the change, the firm made an about-face and embraced the new technology., instead, …

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.

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