make something of it

Definition of make something of it

informal

  1. :  to treat something as a reason for arguing or being angry —used in speech as an angry way of telling someone that one is prepared to fight or argue about something Yes, I got home late last night. Do you want to make something of it?

Word by Word Definitions

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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