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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 all the differenceTo be a crucial or deciding factor; to have a very significant effect.Rate it:

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il y a grande différence d’homme à hommeTous les hommes ne croient pas, n’agissent pas, ne pensent pas de la même façon.Rate it:

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same differenceIt makes no difference; it amounts to the same thing.Rate it:

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split the differenceIn a financial transaction, to settle on an amount midway between the offer and the asking price.Rate it:

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split the differenceTo choose an option or take a position roughly midway between two opposed alternatives; to compromise.Rate it:

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vive la différenceAlternative form of vive la différenceRate it:

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vive la différenceUsed to express appreciation of diversity, especially between the sexes; sometimes referring to cultural diversity, and more rarely to diversity of opinion, as in "let's agree to disagree".Rate it:

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what's the differenceHow are they differentRate it:

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what's the differenceThe difference doesn't matter; so what.Rate it:

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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 an exhibition of oneselfTo embarrass oneself or others in public.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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make groundgain ground; make progress.Rate it:

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make head or tail ofTo determine to be good or bad.Rate it:

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make it up as one goes alongTo improvise continuously.Rate it:

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make life a stone grooveMeans to live a happy, adventurous, loving, enjoyable and overall fun-filled life to the fullest, as if each day was your last.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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make upTo apply cosmetics or makeup.Rate it:

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

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make a decisionTo decide.Rate it:

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make headwayTo progress; to move forward.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 designate as the recipient.Rate it:

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make an honest womanEspecially if she is having a sexual relationship.Rate it:

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make fun ofTo tease, ridicule or make jokes about.Rate it:

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make mincemeat out ofTo defeat one's opponent easily and completely during a fight, contest, or debate.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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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 a killingTo win or earn a large amount of money.Rate it:

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make a spectacle of oneselfTo embarrass oneself or others in publicRate 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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can't make ends meetTto earn just enough money to avoid getting into debt.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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don't make a big production out of this!Over emphasized, blown out of proportion, made it into a big deal, made it appear as a movie!Rate it:

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don't make me laughUsed to express that one cannot take a suggestion seriously.Rate it:

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

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