make something of it

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of make something of it

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?

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

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

  2. : brand

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

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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