make much of somebody


make much of somebody
make ˈmuch of sth/sb idiom
to treat sth/sb as very important

He always makes much of his humble origins.

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  • make no difference (to somebody) — make a, no, some, etc. difference (to/in sb/sth) idiom to have an effect/no effect on sb/sth • The rain didn t make much difference to the game. • Your age shouldn t make any difference to whether you get the job or not. • Changing schools made a …   Useful english dictionary

  • make some difference (to somebody) — make a, no, some, etc. difference (to/in sb/sth) idiom to have an effect/no effect on sb/sth • The rain didn t make much difference to the game. • Your age shouldn t make any difference to whether you get the job or not. • Changing schools made a …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a difference (in somebody) — make a, no, some, etc. difference (to/in sb/sth) idiom to have an effect/no effect on sb/sth • The rain didn t make much difference to the game. • Your age shouldn t make any difference to whether you get the job or not. • Changing schools made a …   Useful english dictionary

  • make no difference (in somebody) — make a, no, some, etc. difference (to/in sb/sth) idiom to have an effect/no effect on sb/sth • The rain didn t make much difference to the game. • Your age shouldn t make any difference to whether you get the job or not. • Changing schools made a …   Useful english dictionary

  • make some difference (in somebody) — make a, no, some, etc. difference (to/in sb/sth) idiom to have an effect/no effect on sb/sth • The rain didn t make much difference to the game. • Your age shouldn t make any difference to whether you get the job or not. • Changing schools made a …   Useful english dictionary

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  • make headway — verb obtain advantages, such as points, etc. The home team was gaining ground After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number one playoff berth in the Western Conference • Syn: ↑gain, ↑advance, ↑win …   Useful english dictionary


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