make your mark (on something)

make your/a/mark (on something) phrase
to change something, or to do something important, so that people notice and remember you

He’s only been here four days but he’s already made his mark.

Thesaurus: to change somethingsynonym
Main entry: mark

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ˌmake your/a ˈmark (on sth) idiom
to become famous and successful in a particular area

He has already made his mark on the music industry.

She quickly made her mark as a film director.

Main entry:markidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • make a mark (on something) — make your/a/mark (on something) phrase to change something, or to do something important, so that people notice and remember you He’s only been here four days but he’s already made his mark. Thesaurus: to change somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • make your mark — make a/your mark (on sth) ► to have an important effect on something: »He is beginning to make his mark on the shape and direction of the Wall Street firm. »I was very ambitious, and I wanted to make a mark. Main Entry: ↑mark …   Financial and business terms

  • make your mark on sth — make a/your mark (on sth) ► to have an important effect on something: »He is beginning to make his mark on the shape and direction of the Wall Street firm. »I was very ambitious, and I wanted to make a mark. Main Entry: ↑mark …   Financial and business terms

  • make your mark — make (your)/a mark to make people notice you or to have an important effect on something. Mr Sorrell first made his mark as finance director at Wimpole and Soames. (sometimes + as) Richards made a tremendous mark on Australian cricket during 1985 …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a/your mark — (on sth) ► to have an important effect on something: »He is beginning to make his mark on the shape and direction of the Wall Street firm. »I was very ambitious, and I wanted to make a mark. Main Entry: ↑mark …   Financial and business terms

  • make a/your mark on sth — make a/your mark (on sth) ► to have an important effect on something: »He is beginning to make his mark on the shape and direction of the Wall Street firm. »I was very ambitious, and I wanted to make a mark. Main Entry: ↑mark …   Financial and business terms

  • make a mark — make a/your mark (on sth) ► to have an important effect on something: »He is beginning to make his mark on the shape and direction of the Wall Street firm. »I was very ambitious, and I wanted to make a mark. Main Entry: ↑mark …   Financial and business terms

  • make a mark on sth — make a/your mark (on sth) ► to have an important effect on something: »He is beginning to make his mark on the shape and direction of the Wall Street firm. »I was very ambitious, and I wanted to make a mark. Main Entry: ↑mark …   Financial and business terms

  • make a mark — make (your)/a mark to make people notice you or to have an important effect on something. Mr Sorrell first made his mark as finance director at Wimpole and Soames. (sometimes + as) Richards made a tremendous mark on Australian cricket during 1985 …   New idioms dictionary

  • leave/make a/your mark — to do something that causes you to be remembered : to create a lasting or strong impression He worked at several jobs, but he didn t make much of a mark in any of them. From the moment we saw her in action, we knew she would make her mark as a t …   Useful english dictionary

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