|make a fuss
||cry or complain, throw a tantrum
||If I don't hold the baby, it will make a fuss. It will cry.
|make a go of it
||earn enough money to pay the bills, live well
||With both of us working, we were able to make a go of it.
|make a good impression
||meet and talk to strangers so they like you
||Penny made a good impression on my parents. She is so polite!
|make a killing
||earn a big profit, make a bundle
||If you buy gold now, you'll make a killing when the price goes up.
|make a life for yourself
||live a good life; have a job, home and family
||So you want to make a life for yourself in Canada. That's good.
|make a living
||earn enough money to live on, make your way
||You can make a living at farming, but you won't be rich!
|make a mistake
||give a wrong answer, make a booboo
||Learn from making a mistake. Learn how not to do it.
|make a mountain out of a mole hill
||make a problem bigger, exaggerate a problem
||I spent $50, not $500! Don't make a mountain out of a mole hill.
|make a name for yourself
||become well known, become famous
||Martin Luther King made a name for himself - and for freedom!
|make a pass
||show that you feel romantic toward someone
||Julie made a pass at me. She sent me a love note and smiled at me.