Category: idiom-page-02

  • make waves

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#fcfaf2″ border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make waves[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: Someone who makes waives causes a lot of problems. How to use it: [someone] makes waves Example: Even though he didn’t agree with the boss, Ted didn’t speak up during the meeting because he didn’t want to make waves. [/column]…

  • make a racket

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#edf4fc” border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make racket[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: Someone who makes racket is very noisy. How to use it: [a situation] or [someone] makes racket Example: The dog is making a lot of racket outside. [/column] [column type=”1/6″ last=”true”][custom_headline style=”margin-top: 0;” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″][x_icon type=”volume-up”] [/custom_headline][/column][/content_band]

  • make out like a bandit

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#fcfaf2″ border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make out like a bandit[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: When you make out like a bandit you are financially successful. How to use it: [someone] makes out like a bandit Example: Fred is making out like a bandit with his new business. [/column] [column type=”1/6″ last=”true”][custom_headline…

  • make one’s skin crawl

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#edf4fc” border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make one’s skin crawl[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: Something that makes your skin crawl revolts you. How to use it: [a situation] makes [a person’s] skin crawl Example: Lori said spiders make her skin crawl. [/column] [column type=”1/6″ last=”true”][custom_headline style=”margin-top: 0;” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″][x_icon type=”volume-up”] [/custom_headline][/column][/content_band]

  • make one’s hair stand on end

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#fcfaf2″ border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make one’s hair stand on end[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: Something that makes your hair stand on end scares you. How to use it: [a situation] makes [a person’s] hair stand on end Example: Stephen King novels make my hair stand on end. [/column] [column type=”1/6″…

  • make one’s blood boil

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#edf4fc” border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make one’s blood boil[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: Something that makes your blod boil makes you very angry. How to use it: [a situation] makes [a person’s] blood boil Example: Seeing people leaving garbage on the beach makes my blood boil. [/column] [column type=”1/6″ last=”true”][custom_headline style=”margin-top:…

  • make good time

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#fcfaf2″ border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make good time[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: When you make good time, you arrive quickly. How to use it: [someone] makes good time Example: We made good time because the highway was not crowded. [/column] [column type=”1/6″ last=”true”][custom_headline style=”margin-top: 0;” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″][x_icon type=”volume-up”] [/custom_headline][/column][/content_band]

  • make eyes at someone

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#edf4fc” border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make eyes at someone[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: When you make eyes at someone you look at them romanticaly. How to use it: [someone] makes eyes at another person Example: That guy has been making eyes at me ever since I arrived at the party. [/column]…

  • make a pit stop

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#fcfaf2″ border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make a pit stop[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: When you make a pit stop you stop by somewhere briefly. How to use it: [someone] makes a pit stop Example: I usually make a pit stop at a cafe on the way to work. [/column] [column type=”1/6″…

  • make a mint

    [content_band style=”color: #333;” bg_color=”#edf4fc” border=”all” inner_container=”true”] [custom_headline type=”left” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”] make a mint[/custom_headline][column type=”5/6″] Explanation: When you make a mint doing something, you make a lot of money. How to use it: [someone] makes a mint Example: Cathy made a mint selling her house in NYC. [/column] [column type=”1/6″ last=”true”][custom_headline style=”margin-top: 0;” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″][x_icon…