Translation: from spanish

to make something of somebody

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  • make something of somebody — ˈmake sth of sb/sth derived to understand the meaning or character of sb/sth • What do you make of it all? • I can t make anything of this note. • I don t know what to make of …   Useful english dictionary

  • make something into somebody — ˈmake sb/sth into sb/sth derived to change sb/sth into sb/sth Syn: turn into • We re making our attic into an extra bedroom. Main entry: ↑makederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • make amends (to somebody) (for something doing something) — make amends (to sb) (for sth/for doing sth) idiom to do sth for sb in order to show that you are sorry for sth wrong or unfair that you have done Syn: ↑make up for something • She tried to make amends for what she had said to her mother by buying …   Useful english dictionary

  • make amends (to somebody) (for for doing something) — make amends (to sb) (for sth/for doing sth) idiom to do sth for sb in order to show that you are sorry for sth wrong or unfair that you have done Syn: ↑make up for something • She tried to make amends for what she had said to her mother by buying …   Useful english dictionary

  • make up to somebody for something — ˌmake ˈup (to sb) for sth derived to do sth for sb or give them sth because you have caused them trouble, suffering or disappointment and wish to show that you are sorry Syn: ↑compensate • How can I make up for the way I ve treated you? •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre something around somebody — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre something on somebody — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre something round somebody — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre something upon somebody — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • drill something into somebody — ˈdrill sth into sb derived to make sb remember or learn sth by repeating it often • It was drilled into us at an early age never to drop litter. Main entry: ↑drillderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop something in somebody's lap — drop/dump sth in sb s ˈlap f6 idiom (informal) to make sth the responsibility of another person • They dropped the problem firmly back in my lap. Main entry: ↑lapidiom …   Useful english dictionary


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