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make a dent (informal) to make an impression; influence.
make a dent in to make progress, esp. by lessening a burden. [2 definitions]
make a difference to be important or have an effect.
make a monkey out of to make (someone) appear ridiculous; embarrass; dupe.
make a spectacle of oneself to behave disreputably or foolishly in public.
make allowance (or allowances) for to be lenient toward; excuse; pardon. [2 definitions]
make amends to try to satisfy someone for offensive or injurious behavior, as with an apology.
make believe to pretend or imagine.
make both ends meet to make enough money to pay for essential things.
make do to manage, despite insufficiencies or adversity.
make ends meet to make enough money to pay for essential things.
make eyes at to look at with longing; flirt.
make fun of to make (a person or thing) the object of ridicule.
make haste to act or move rapidly.
make hay while the sun shines to take advantage of an opportunity or get necessary work done while conditions are favorable.
make it to do well; succeed. [2 definitions]
make light of to treat as or consider trivial or unimportant.
make mincemeat of to defeat utterly; destroy.
make much of to treat as or consider important or valuable.
make no bones about to speak of in a direct and open manner; be frank about.