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MEANING: too masculine; masculine to an extreme; a type of chauvinistic behavior
EXAMPLE: "Stop acting like a macho man and change the baby's diaper!"
IDIOM: make a left/make a right
MEANING: to turn left / to turn right; to make a turn in the direction indicated
EXAMPLE: "Make a right at the corner, then go straight."
IDIOM: make a mountain out of
MEANING: make something out to be more important than it really is
EXAMPLE: Just because you made a mistake, doesn't mean they are going to fire you. You're just making a mountain out of a molehill."
IDIOM: make a note of
MEANING: to write something down; to make a mental note
EXAMPLE: "Let me make a note of that."
IDIOM: to make fun of (one)
MEANING: to mock or ridicule (one); to tease (one)
EXAMPLE: "It's not nice to make fun of your brother!"
RELATED: poke fun at (one)
IDIOM: to make sure
MEANING: to confirm; check; be positive about something
EXAMPLE: "Let me make sure that the party is Friday night, and not Saturday. After I make sure, I'll call you."
IDIOM: to make up (one's) mind
MEANING: to decide what to do; make a decision
EXAMPLE: Alma can't seem to make up her mind which university she wants to attend. She's been accepted at three different universities, and she needs to make up her mind soon.
make a beeline for
make a splash
make ends meet
make ends meet
make one's mouth water
make oneself at home
mind one's P's and Q's
much ado about nothing