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make a bed to arrange the sheets and other coverings over a bed so that it is fully covered and looking very or somewhat neat.
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 have an impact or effect; to be of importance.
make a face to adopt an annoyed, repulsed, or intentionally silly and comical expression on one's face.
make a fire to arrange wood, paper, or other materials in such a way that they will burn together and then use a lighter or other device to start the materials burning.
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 (someone) due to knowing and understanding why a certain behavior has occurred; 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.