make a fool (out) of

idiom

: to cause (someone) to look stupid or foolish
She made a fool (out) of me by insulting me in front of my friends.

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“Make a fool (out) of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20fool%20%28out%29%20of. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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