make something of it

idiom

informal
: 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?

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Recent Examples on the Web Parton never lost her ability to hear the beat, and to make something of it. Lauren Michele Jackson, The New Yorker, 12 Oct. 2020

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“Make something of it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20something%20of%20it. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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