|make a pitch
||try to sell, try to persuade
||She handed him her resume and made a pitch for the job.
|make a point of
||remember to do, act with a purpose, make sure
||Uma made a point of telling me about the meeting. She wants us to come.
|make a scene
||complain too loud, kick up a fuss
||If she doesn't let Denis ride in the shopping cart, he makes a scene.
|make a silk purse...
||(See you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear)
|make a splash
||advertise with style, open with balloons and prizes
||When Tom opened his Toyota dealership, he made quite a splash.
||try to kiss or touch, come onto, get fresh
||"If he doesn't make advances, should I?" Shelly asked.
||apologize to someone you have hurt, make up for
||What can I do to make amends for opening her personal mail?
|make an entrance
||enter with style, enter with a flourish
||When the duchess attends an event she likes to make an entrance.
|make an offer
||offer money to buy; write what you will pay for something
||"Your price is too high." "Well, make an offer. What do you think the car is worth?"
||imagine, pretend, make up
||"Let's make believe we are baby elephants," I said to the children.