“make an”

The following 13 entries include the term make an.

make an appearance

idiom

: to go to an event, gathering, etc., usually for a short period of time

make an ass of oneself

idiom

: to behave very foolishly

make an attempt

idiom

: to try

make an attempt on someone's life

idiom

: to try to kill someone

make an attempt on (someone's) life

idiom

: to try to kill (someone)

make an early night of it

idiom

: to go home or go to bed early

make an example of

idiom

: to punish (a person who has done something wrong) as a way of warning other people not to do the same thing

make an exception

idiom

: to allow a rule not to be followed

make an exhibition of oneself

idiom

: to behave in a foolish or embarrassing way in public

make an honest woman of (someone)

idiom

: to marry (a woman, especially a woman one has already had sex with)

make an issue of

idiom

: to argue about (something) or insist that (something) be treated as an important problem

make an offer

idiom

: to say that one will pay a specified amount of money for something

make an unsuccessful run for

idiom

: to fail at an attempt to win (something)

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