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make an exhibition of oneselfShe had far too much to drink and made an exhibition of herself by flirting with everyone.Rate it:

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make believeTo pretend or imagine.Rate it:

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make doTo put solution to a matter precariously (limited or inadequate means available).Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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make outTo designate as the recipient.Rate it:

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make offTo run away; to exit.Rate it:

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make off withTo steal something and run.Rate it:

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make outTo fabricate a story.Rate it:

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make overTo renovate or to convert to a different use.Rate it:

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make upTo constitute; to compose; to form.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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make outTo characterize as; often with to be.Rate it:

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make overTo transfer ownership, especially by means of a legal document.Rate it:

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make upTo assemble, or mix.Rate it:

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two wrongs make a rightA logical fallacy whereby a wrongful action is justified by the commission of anotherRate it:

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you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omeletteIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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make upTo resolve, forgive or smooth over an argument or fight.Rate it:

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make a mountain out of a molehillTo treat a problem as greater than it is; to blow something out of proportion; to exaggerate the importance of something trivial.Rate it:

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clothes don't make the manAn aphorism meaning that you cannot judge a person solely by his appearance. Usually pertains to men.Rate it:

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doctors make the worst patientsIt's often difficult to advise people on subjects that they are usually experts on.Rate it:

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empty vessels make the most soundnoisy, opinionated people are often stupid.Rate it:

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enough to make the angels weepSomething so distressing that it causes one to lose hope and faith.Rate it:

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fine feathers make fine birdsSomething that appears beautiful or good is by definition beautiful or good.Rate it:

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good fences make good neighborsIt is better to mind one's own business than get involved with other people's affairs.Rate it:

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it takes all kinds to make a worldDiversity is essential: the world would be incomplete if everyone were alike.He irons his clothes how?! That's crazy! Well, I guess it takes all kinds.Rate it:

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kiss and make upTo settle one's differences and forgive.Rate it:

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make a break for itTo attempt to escape; to flee; to run away.Rate it:

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make a clean breastto be honest about something; to confessRate it:

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make a decisionTo decide.Rate it:

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make a differenceTo carry out an action, the result of which is a significant change, or an altered circumstance.Rate it:

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make a differenceTo be of importance; to matter.Rate it:

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make a fool of oneselfTo appear foolish to others.Rate it:

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make a go ofTo attempt to make a success of (something); especially, to attempt to make a living.Rate it:

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make a go of itTo attempt; especially, to attempt to make a living.Rate it:

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make a killingTo win or earn a large amount of money.Rate it:

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make a legTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back.Rate it:

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make a livingTo earn enough income to support oneself and, if applicable, one's family.Rate it:

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make a meal ofThat is the eleventh edit that you have made to that word, you are really making a meal of it.Rate it:

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make a meal ofTo spend more time and energy on some task than it warrants; to make something overly complicated.Rate it:

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make a mockery ofTo mock; to ridicule or imitate, often to express contemptRate it:

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make a monkey out ofTo cause a person, organization, or action to appear foolish or inferior; to subject someone or something to ridicule..Rate it:

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make a moveTo depart from a place.Rate it:

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make a moveTo initiate a conversation or perform an action intended to engage the willing attention of a person in whom one has a romantic or sexual interest.Rate it:

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make a name for oneselfTo gain fame.Rate it:

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make a pig of oneselfTo eat to excess; to overeat; to gorge.Rate it:

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make a pig's ear ofTo do badly; to make a mess of.Rate it:

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make a pointTo argue or promote an idea.Rate it:

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make a pointTo take care in doing something of something; to pay attention or ensure that something is done.Rate it:

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make a profitearn money from good done jobRate it:

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make a pug faceTo put on a sorry face, as a pug would look.Rate it:

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