Make a go of it
make a comeback to become successful again after having been away from the scene or society for a long time
The actress made a comeback in her latest movie. You’ll have to make a comeback and take over the company.
make a face contort your face, make a strange expression often used with ‘at someone’
She tasted the soup and made a face. It must have been awful.
Don’t make a face at me! I know you’re not happy.
make a fool out of someone to trick someone and make them look bad
She made a fool out of him and then left him for another man.
I don’t think you’ll ever make a fool out of me.
make a fuss or something
She made a fuss the last time we visited, so let’s take a gift.
I’m afraid I make a bit of a fuss over my plants in the garden.
to pay a lot of attention to someone
make a go of it to become successful, have success in business
It took us a few years to make a go of it, but everything’s fine now.
Bob made a go of it as a busker in Europe.
make a killing to earn a lot of money
Peter has been making a killing as a hedge fund manager.
They made a killing in real estate and retired.
make a living trade
to earn money in a profession or He makes a living selling insurance to the elderly. Can you make a good living by teaching?
make a name for oneself to become famous
Jennifer made a name for herself as an actress on Broadway. One day you’ll got out into the world and make a name for yourself.
make a point to make something understood to others I’m trying to make a point about your lack of effort.
The presentation made the point that you need to start saving early in life.
make a run for it to try to escape from a bad situation, or just from the rain or something equally unpleasant
Let’s make a run for those trees over there. They should keep us dry.
The bank robbers made a run for it, but the police caught them within two hours.