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    Bark up the wrong tree

    To choose the wrong course of action, to ask the wrong person (a hunting dog may make a mistake when chasing an animal and bark up the wrong tree)

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    The best-laid plans of mice and men

    The best thought-out plans that anyone can make

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    Change horses in midstream

    To make new plans or choose a new leader in an activity that has already begun

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    To go ape

    To become very excited or angry

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    Have a cow

    To become very angry and upset about something

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    To let the cat out of the bag

    To reveal the truth or a secret; to make something hidden known to the public

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    Loaded for bear

    Very angry

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    Make a monkey out of (someone)

    Humiliate someone in eyes of others; make someone look foolish

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    Make a mountain out of a molehill

    To exaggerate; to make something unimportant seem important

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    Make a silk purse out of a sow's ear

    To create something of value from something of no value

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    You can lead a horse to water (but you can't make it drink)

    You can give someone the opportunity to do something but you cannot force him or her to do it if they do not want to

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    To be hot under the collar

    To be very angry, furious or raging

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    Let down (something)

    To lengthen something, to make something longer

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    Let out (something)

    To make clothes bigger or looser

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    Line one's own pockets

    To be greedy; to make money in a dishonest way

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    Make (something) by hand

    To make something with one's hands rather than with a machine

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    To take in (something)

    A) to make clothes smaller b) to visit for enjoyment c) to deceive, to fool

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    Green thumb

    A talent for gardening, the ability to make things grow

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    Like waving a red flag in front of a bull

    What you are doing will definitely make someone angry or upset

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    See red

    To become very angry

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    Cook (something) up

    To cook something, to make some kind of plan

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    Make a meal of (something)

    To eat something, to eat one main dish or food as an entire meal

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    To make hamburger out of (someone or something)

    To harm or beat someone up

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    To make mincemeat out of (someone)

    To beat up someone

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    Make one`s mouth water

    To make someone hungry, to make someone want to eat or drink something

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    Make (someone) eat crow

    To cause someone to admit an error or retract a statement

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    Rub salt in (someone's) wound

    To try to make someone's unhappiness or misfortune worse

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    Soup up (something)

    To make something faster or more powerful by changing or adding something (this expression is often used for a car)

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    Sugarcoat (something)

    To make something that is unpleasant seem more pleasant, to coat something with sugar

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    Variety is the spice of life

    Differences and changes make life interesting

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    Walk on eggshells/eggs

    To be very cautious and careful around someone so that he or she does not become angry

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    You can't make an omelette without breaking the eggs

    You cannot do something without causing some problems or having some effects

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    Call (someone's) bluff

    To force someone to prove that what they are saying is true, to make someone prove that they will really do what they say they will do usually because you do not believe them (in a card game you try to force someone to show you the cards that they hav

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    Load the dice

    To make an outcome highly probable, to predetermine a result, to put someone at a disadvantage through some prior actions

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    Play one's cards right

    To make the best use of one's opportunities in order to be successful, to behave in the right way in order to be successful

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    Play one's last card

    To make a final effort to do or achieve something

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    Ball is in (someone's) court

    It is up to this person to make the next move (from tennis or a similar game)

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    Call the shots

    To control something, to make the rules (from calling the shots in billiards or pool)

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    Drop the ball

    To make an error or mistake, to handle things badly

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    Get to first base with (someone or something)

    To make an advance with someone or in some undertaking (this comes from first base in baseball)

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    Hard to call

    Hard to decide or determine something (referees in sports sometimes have to make difficult decisions)

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    To be ticked

    To be angry

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    Make it to first base

    To successfully take the first step with someone or when doing something (in baseball the first step around the bases to score is to get to first base)

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    Make the cut

    To meet or reach a required standard (from golf where a player must do equal or better than a certain score to continue)

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    Pitch an idea

    To make a proposal or suggestion about something (just as a baseball pitcher will pitch a ball in a baseball game)

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    Reach first base with (someone or something)

    To make an advance with someone or in some undertaking (this comes from first base in baseball)

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    Touch base with (someone)

    To briefly meet or make contact with someone

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    As mad as a wet hen

    To be very angry

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    As mad as a hornet

    To be very angry or aggressive

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    Louse up

    To make a mess of something, to spoil something

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    Make a beeline for (someone or something)

    To go straight toward someone or something (like bees when they fly in a straight line)

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    Stir up a hornet's nest

    Create trouble or difficulties; to interrupt and make someone angry

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    Move heaven and earth to (do something)

    To make a major effort to do something

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    Raise hell with (someone or something)

    To make trouble, to behave wildly, to be very angry, to act in some extreme manner

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    Raise the devil (with someone or something)

    To make trouble, to behave wildly, to be very angry, to act in some extreme manner

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    Turn the other cheek

    To decide not to do anything to hurt someone who has hurt you, to not become angry or attack or insult someone who has attacked or insulted you (based on Biblical instructions)

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    Cut a deal

    To make a business arrangement or contract with someone

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    Draw up a contract

    To make or draft a contract

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    Gain ground

    To make progress; to move forward

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    Get off the ground

    To make a successful beginning

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    To jack up the price of

    To make more expensive; to make a price higher

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    Make a cold call

    To visit or telephone a potential but unknown customer from a list of people

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    Make a go of (something)

    To produce good results, to succeed at something

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    Make a motion

    To make a suggestion or proposal at a meeting

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    Make an offer

    To make a financial proposal for a product or service

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    Make money hand over fist

    To make money fast and in large amounts

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    Put a product on the map

    To make a product known to the public

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    Put (something) on the table

    To make something the topic of discussion

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    Set up a meeting

    To make arrangements for a meeting

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    Turn a profit

    To make a profit

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    Bog down (get bogged down)

    To become stuck in one point; to slow down and make little or no progress

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    Bring (someone) to terms

    To make someone agree to something or do something

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    Drive a hard bargain

    To bargain hard and try to make an agreement to one's advantage

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    Get to first base

    To make a good start, to succeed

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    Horse-trade

    To make a business agreement or deal after careful bargaining and compromise

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    Make a concession

    To change your position in favor of the other person/side when you are negotiating

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    Make headway

    To make progress

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    Nail (something) down

    To make certain or sure

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    Reach a deal

    To complete or make a deal

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    Reach an agreement

    To complete or make an agreement

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    Reach first base

    To make a good start, to succeed

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    Smooth (something) over

    To make something seem better or less severe

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    Water (something) down

    To change and make something weaker

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    Assemble a case (against someone)

    To gather the evidence needed to make a legal case against someone

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    Build a case (against someone)

    To gather the evidence needed to make a legal case against someone

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    Go on record

    To make an official statement rather than an informal one

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    Lodge a complaint (against someone)

    To make a complaint against someone

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    Put (something) down in black and white

    To write something down, to make or draw up a contract

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    Many hands make light work

    A lot of help will make a job seem easy

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    Try one`s hand at (something)

    To make an inexperienced attempt at something, to try something

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    Twist (someone`s) arm

    To force someone to do something, to threaten someone to make him or her do something

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    Draw blood

    To make a wound that bleeds

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    Get (someone's) back up

    To make someone become angry

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    Jump down (someone`s) throat

    To suddenly become very angry at someone

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    A mickey finn

    Drink with addition of drug to make a person unconscious; drink adulterated with drug; drugged drink

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    Make a clean breast of (something)

    To get something off one's chest, to confess something

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    Make no bones about (something)

    To make no mistake about something, to not doubt something

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    Make (someone's) blood boil

    To make someone very angry

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    Make (someone's) blood run cold

    To shock or horrify someone

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    Make (someone's) flesh crawl

    To become frightened so that your skin feels funny or you get goose bumps

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    Out for blood

    To be very determined to defeat or punish someone, to be very angry at someone

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    Turn (someone`s) stomach

    To make someone feel sick, to disgust someone

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    Wring (someone's) neck

    To be extremely angry at someone

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    Cut off one`s nose to spite one`s face

    To make things worse for yourself by trying to harm someone or something else

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    Go into (something) with one's eyes (wide) open

    To do something or make a choice about something while knowing the problems that are involved and while having all of the necessary information

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    Go into (something) with one's eyes closed/shut

    To do something or make a choice about something not knowing the problems that are involved and not having all of the necessary information

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    Hit (someone) right between the eyes

    To make a strong impression on someone, to surprise someone greatly

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    Lead (someone) around by the nose

    To make someone do what you want

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    Look at (someone) cross-eyed

    To do something or look at someone in a way that may make him or her angry

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    Make oneself heard

    To speak loudly so that you can be heard

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    Bad hair day

    A day when everything seems to go wrong (just like when you cannot make your hair look attractive)

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    Bite (someone's) head off

    To speak to someone in an angry way

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    Blow one's stack/top

    To become very angry

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    Blue in the face

    To be very angry or upset, to be excited and emotional

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    Brainwash (someone)

    To make someone believe something that is not true by repeating it again and again

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    Collect one's wits

    To make an effort to control one's thoughts and feelings after something shocking or unexpected happens

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    Get (something) into/through (someone`s) head

    To make someone understand or believe something

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    Give (someone) a swelled head

    To make someone conceited

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    Go to one's head

    To make one dizzy

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    Go to (someone's) head

    To go almost mad about something; to have exaggerated reaction to something; to make someone too proud

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    Have egg on one's face

    To become embarrassed because of something that is obvious to everyone or after you make a mistake

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    Have one's head screwed on right/straight

    To be sensible and make good decisions

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    Make a face (at someone)

    To twist one's face into a strange expression in order to show dislike etc.

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    Make chin music

    To talk, to chatter

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    Make heads or tails (out) of (something)

    To find meaning in something, to understand something

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    Make (someone's) hair curl

    To surprise or shock someone (used for a story or experience)

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    Make (someone's) hair stand on end

    To cause someone to become frightened

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    Make (someone's) head spin/swim

    To confuse or overwhelm someone, to make someone dizzy

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    Make up one's mind

    To make a decision; to change a decision; to choose what to do

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    Need one's head examined

    To make remarks or do actions that are wrong or stupid

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    Pull one's hair out

    To be angry or upset or worried about something

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    Put one's face on

    To put make-up on one's face

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    Split hairs

    To disagree or argue about something that is not important, to make unnecessary distinctions about something

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    Stand on one's head (to do something)

    To make a great effort to do something

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    Tear one's hair out

    To be anxious or frustrated or angry

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    Turn (someone's) head

    To distract someone, to make someone notice you

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    Break (someone`s) heart

    To make someone feel sad or hopeless (usually because of love or a similar loss)

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    Do (someone's) heart good

    To make someone feel good, to make someone healthy

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    Tug at (someone's) heartstrings

    To make someone feel very sad, to make someone feel great sympathy for someone else

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    Warm the cockles of one's heart

    To make someone feel warm and happy

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    Way to (someone's) heart

    The best way to please someone or make them like you

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    Win (someone's) heart

    To do nice things for someone to make him or her love you, to have the qualities to make you like something music or art or a book

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    Bring (someone) to heel

    Recapture someone's attention; make someone pay attention again after they have stopped; make someone to obey or follow commands

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    Set off/get off/start off on the wrong foot

    To wake up in bad mood; to make a bad start (in relationship, business etc.); start something badly

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    Make one's toes curl

    To make one feel uncomfortable

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    Put one's best foot forward

    To try and make a good impression, to act one's best

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    Shoot oneself in the foot

    To make a mistake or a stupid decision that makes a situation worse

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    Foam at the mouth

    To be very angry (a sick dog foams at the mouth)

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    Loosen (someone's) tongue

    To make someone relax and make them say something that they normally would not say

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    Set one's teeth on edge

    To be irritable and to give someone an uncomfortable feeling; be unpleasant and make someone anxious/upset

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    Make eyes at (someone)

    To look at someone in a way that makes it clear that you like that person and find him or her attractive

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    To make up

    A) to create; to invent b) apply cosmetics c) contents of something; to be composed of; to comprise d) to fulfill a missed obligation in the future; a promise of making things better

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    Make the grade

    To be satisfactory and of an expected level

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    Have two strikes against (one)

    To have a number of things that are working against you which make success more difficult (in baseball you are finished batting after three strikes)

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    Put two and two together

    To make a correct guess, to figure something out from the information that you have

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    Tell (someone) a thing or two (about something)

    To scold someone, to become angry at someone

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    Two wrongs don't make a right

    You cannot justify doing something wrong or bad just because someone else did the same thing to you

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    Give (someone) the benefit of the doubt

    To make a judgement in someone's favor when the evidence is neither for nor against the person

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    Not hold water

    To make no sense, to be illogical

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    Raise an objection (to/about someone or something)

    To make an objection about someone or something in a trial

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    Sit in judgement of (someone)

    To make a judgement of someone

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    Throw the book at (someone)

    To punish someone as severely as possible, to make as many charges as possible against someone

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    To make a move

    Leave, go

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    Bring out

    To bring to public or make available; show or introduce

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    Frank Moore Colby

    I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.

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    Kay Bailey Hutchison

    I have long believed taxpayers make better use of their money than the government ever could.

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    Matthew Barney

    I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes, and a vehicle often helps to do that. I have a relationship to car culture. It isn't really about loving cars. It's sort of about needing them.

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    Brian Schweitzer

    I challenge you to be dreamers; I challenge you to be doers and let us make the greatest place in the world even better.

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    Will Rogers

    I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

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    Adele

    I don't make music for eyes. I make music for ears.

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    Woody Allen

    I failed to make the chess team because of my height.

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    Kate Hudson

    I auditioned on my own. I tried to make a mark for myself without anybody's help, not even Mom's.

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    Ron White

    I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.

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    Edie Brickell

    I can make dressing - or stuffing. Y'all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there. It's really good dressing. That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that.

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    Charles R. Swindoll

    I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.

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    Kid Rock

    I am happy to make money. I want to make more money, make more music, eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.

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    Joel Osteen

    God didn't make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.

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    James Randolph Adams

    Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture - and forget that merchandise must be sold.

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    Thomas Fuller

    Great hopes make great men.

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    Robert Green Ingersoll

    Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.

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    Sandra Day O'Connor

    Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person.

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    John Ruskin

    He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.

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    Alex Chiu

    Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close minded than regular people.

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    Clarissa Pinkola Estes

    How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.

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    Frank Herbert

    How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.

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    Andy Rooney

    Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.

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    Isaac Asimov

    Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.

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    Scott Adams

    Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

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    Grantland Rice

    Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.

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    Joel Osteen

    Do all you can to make your dreams come true.

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    Martha Scott

    Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs.

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    Roger Caras

    Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.

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    Richard M. Nixon

    Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.

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    George Burns

    Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.

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    Russell Baker

    Don't try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it.

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    Alice Walker

    Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.

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    Charles R. Swindoll

    Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

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    James Talent

    Each of us should take personal responsibility for our diet, and our children's diet, and the government's role should be to make certain it provides the best information possible to help people stay healthy.

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    Andy Warhol

    Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.

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    Federico Fellini

    Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.

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    Miguel Angel Ruiz

    Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.

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    Alfred A. Montapert

    Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.

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    Franklin P. Jones

    Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

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    Luther Burbank

    Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

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    Sasha Cohen

    Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.

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    Wernher von Braun

    For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift.

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    Jim Rohn

    Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

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    Samuel Goldwyn

    Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.

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    To straighten out

    To explain in more detail; to make clear and understandable

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    To clear up

    A) when the sky becomes clear; to become sunny b) to explain and make more understandable

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    To cut short

    To make shorter; to interrupt

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    To cut long story short

    To make long explanation shorter

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    To goof up

    To make a mistake or perform badly

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    To mess up

    To make a mistake or perform badly;

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    To slip up

    To make a mistake or perform badly; to do something irresponsible

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    To make up with (someone)

    To resolve disagreement with someone

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    William Hurt

    Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful.

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    Sophia Bush

    Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.

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    Marilyn Monroe

    Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.

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    To make (someone) tick

    To motivate someone;

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    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

    Someone who works constantly becomes boring; too much work will make someone uninteresting socially

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    To pull out all the stops

    To make all possible effort to achieve something; to do one's best

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    As you make your bed, so you must lie upon it

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    Clothes make the man

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    Empty vessels make the most noise

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    Good fences make good neighbours

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    Hard cases make bad law

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    If life deals you lemons, make lemonade

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    It takes all sorts to make a world

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    Life is what you make it

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    Make hay while the sun shines

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    Make love not war

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    Nine tailors make a man

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    No one can make you feel inferior without your consent

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    One swallow does not make a summer

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    Two blacks don't make a white

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    Two wrongs don't make a right

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    You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink

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    You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear

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    You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs

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    You can't make bricks without straw

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    Not to make a Federal case of (something)

    Not to overemphasize the importance of something; not to exaggerate someone's mistake when reprimanding someone

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    Don't make a meal of it

    Said to a person who is making a long story of nothing much

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    Larry Ellison

    A corporation's primary goal is to make money. Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others.

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    Frank Lloyd Wright

    A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.

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    Christopher Morley

    A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.

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    Alan Perlis

    A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.

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    Kurt Vonnegut

    About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.

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    Herbert Hoover

    About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

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    Virginia Satir

    Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.

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    Russell Baker

    Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.

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    Friedrich Nietzsche

    Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.

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    Spike Milligan

    All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

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    T. E. Lawrence

    All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

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    Red Skelton

    All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.

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    Victor Cousin

    All truly historical peoples have an idea they must realize, and when they have sufficiently exploited it at home, they export it, in a certain way, by war; they make it tour the world.

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    James Fallows

    Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.

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    Abraham Lincoln

    Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

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    Publilius Syrus

    An angry father is most cruel towards himself.

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    Cato

    An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.

  •  
    Christy Romano

    And after I make a lot of money, I'll be able to afford running for office.

  •  
    Aristotle

    Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.

  •  
    David Geffen

    Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money.

  •  
    Tim Berners-Lee

    Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.

  •  
    Adolf Loos

    Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.

  •  
    Anish Kapoor

    Artists don't make objects. Artists make mythologies.

  •  
    Woody Allen

    As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

  •  
    Daniel J. Boorstin

    As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.

  •  
    Martin Puryear

    At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.

  •  
    Thomas Kempis

    Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.

  •  
    Camille Paglia

    Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.

  •  
    Douglas Adams

    I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

  •  
    Neil LaBute

    I make movies I want to see.

  •  
    Mark Twain

    I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

  •  
    Wallis Simpson

    I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket. To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon.

  •  
    Barry White

    I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.

  •  
    Dylan Moran

    I think that women just have a primeval instinct to make soup, which they will try to foist on anybody who looks like a likely candidate.

  •  
    Al Gore

    I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.

  •  
    Margaret Thatcher

    I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.

  •  
    Demetri Martin

    I wanna make a jigsaw puzzle that's 40,000 pieces. And when you finish it, it says 'go outside.'

  •  
    Gloria Stuart

    I'm amazed. When I was 40, I thought I'd never make 50. And at 50 I thought the frosting on the cake would be 60. At 60, I was still going strong and enjoying everything.

  •  
    Lord Acton

    I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.

  •  
    Rachel Hunter

    I'm very girly. I love to talk about diets, exercise, kids, make-up.

  •  
    Abdul Kalam

    If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.

  •  
    Sydney J. Harris

    If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?

  •  
    Tallulah Bankhead

    If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.

  •  
    Woody Allen

    If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.

  •  
    Laurence J. Peter

    If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

  •  
    Emma Goldman

    If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.

  •  
    John F. Kennedy

    If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.

  •  
    Louis D. Brandeis

    If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

  •  
    Robert Quillen

    If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

  •  
    Theodore White

    If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you're free - however free one can be on this planet.

  •  
    Cesar Chavez

    If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... the people who give you their food give you their heart.

  •  
    Richard M. Nixon

    If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.

  •  
    Woodrow Wilson

    If you want to make enemies, try to change something.

  •  
    Nelson Mandela

    If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.

  •  
    Carl Sagan

    If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

  •  
    Marcel Proust

    Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.

  •  
    Simone Weil

    Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.

  •  
    Rupert Murdoch

    In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.

  •  
    Ron Livingston

    It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end. There's other ways to make money, better jobs.

  •  
    Agnes Repplier

    It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.

  •  
    Wayne Dyer

    It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.

  •  
    Ed Smith

    It seems every year, people make the resolution to exercise and lose weight and get in shape.

  •  
    Henry James

    It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.

  •  
    William Faulkner

    It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.

  •  
    Tom Brokaw

    It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.

  •  
    E. L. Doctorow

    It's like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.

  •  
    Paula Cole

    Just watching my cats can make me happy.

  •  
    Martin Luther

    Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.

  •  
    Marcel Proust

    Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

  •  
    Irving Berlin

    Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.

  •  
    Miguel Angel Ruiz

    Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time.

  •  
    Samuel Smiles

    Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.

  •  
    Peter Marshall

    Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.

  •  
    Robert Browning

    Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.

  •  
    Barbara de Angelis

    Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

  •  
    Cathy McMorris

    Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes.

  •  
    Richard G. Scott

    Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact with a family when you are working with them.

  •  
    Daniel Burnham

    Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.

  •  
    Will Rogers

    Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.

  •  
    Epictetus

    Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.

  •  
    Thornton Wilder

    Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.

  •  
    George Jessel

    Marriage is a mistake every man should make.

  •  
    Bette Davis

    Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.

  •  
    Sydney J. Harris

    Men make counterfeit money; in many more cases, money makes counterfeit men.

  •  
    Linus Torvalds

    Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.

  •  
    Kinky Friedman

    Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.

  •  
    Clare Boothe Luce

    Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

  •  
    Lois Capps

    My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need to make a concerted effort, all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables, but there is more.

  •  
    Pete Rose

    My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more.

  •  
    Steve Wozniak

    My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.

  •  
    Margaret Smith

    My uncle Sammy was an angry man. He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?

  •  
    R. Buckminster Fuller

    Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.

  •  
    William Congreve

    Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.

  •  
    Chanakya

    Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.

  •  
    Tad Williams

    Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it - memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.

  •  
    Jimmy Connors

    New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.

  •  
    Michael Ende

    No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical.

  •  
    Andrew Carnegie

    No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

  •  
    Alice Walker

    Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.

  •  
    Francis Beaumont

    Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.

  •  
    Theodore Roosevelt

    Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.

  •  
    William Butler Yeats

    One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.

  •  
    Milton Friedman

    Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.

  •  
    Herbert Kaufman

    Only things the dreamers make live on. They are the eternal conquerors.

  •  
    Marcus Aurelius

    Our life is what our thoughts make it.

  •  
    Chevy Chase

    Parrots make great pets. They have more personality than goldfish.

  •  
    David Herbert Lawrence

    People always make war when they say they love peace.

  •  
    Adam Osborne

    People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.

  •  
    Don DeLillo

    People who are in power make their arrangements in secret, largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power.

  •  
    Don DeLillo

    People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.

  •  
    Alan Kay

    People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.

  •  
    Peter Drucker

    People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.

  •  
    Groucho Marx

    Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does.

  •  
    John Quincy Adams

    Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

  •  
    George A. Smith

    Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.

  •  
    Kirk Cameron

    Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.

  •  
    Neil LaBute

    Relationships in general make people a bit nervous. It's about trust. Do I trust you enough to go there?

  •  
    Margaret Lee Runbeck

    Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.

  •  
    Francesco Guicciardini

    Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.

  •  
    Kenneth H. Cooper

    So I've broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance.

  •  
    Marvin Minsky

    Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals. For example, it makes no difference whether a single car drives on the left or on the right. But it makes all the difference when there are many cars!

  •  
    Jean Anouilh

    Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path.

  •  
    Michael Stipe

    Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It's equally humbling and uplifting.

  •  
    Steve Jobs

    Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.

  •  
    Laurence J. Peter

    Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.

  •  
    Ambrose Bierce

    Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.

  •  
    Greer Garson

    Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come.

  •  
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

  •  
    Swami Vivekananda

    Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

  •  
    Joe Rogan

    That's my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.

  •  
    Paul Valery

    The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.

  •  
    P. J. O'Rourke

    The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.

  •  
    Leo Fender

    The design of each element should be thought out in order to be easy to make and easy to repair.

  •  
    A. J. Liebling

    The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.

  •  
    George Edward Moore

    The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.

  •  
    Sumner Redstone

    The Internet is a powerful way to make lots of money... But we are not going to buy Yahoo!

  •  
    Will Rogers

    The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.

  •  
    George S. Patton

    The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.

  •  
    Alan Watts

    The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

  •  
    Samuel Hahnemann

    The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy - to heal, as it is termed.

  •  
    Barbara de Angelis

    The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.

  •  
    John D. Rockefeller

    The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.

  •  
    Omar N. Bradley

    The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.

  •  
    Bede Jarrett

    The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough.

  •  
    Frank Zappa

    There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.

  •  
    Plato

    There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.

  •  
    Edward W. Howe

    There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it.

  •  
    Thomas Fuller

    There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.

  •  
    Steven Curtis Chapman

    There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife.

  •  
    Charles Barkley

    These are my new shoes. They're good shoes. They won't make you rich like me, they won't make you rebound like me, they definitely won't make you handsome like me. They'll only make you have shoes like me. That's it.

  •  
    William James

    This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.

  •  
    John F. Kennedy

    Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

  •  
    Will Smith

    Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.

  •  
    Maxwell Maltz

    To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.

  •  
    Emily Dickinson

    To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.

  •  
    Robert Mapplethorpe

    To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.

  •  
    E. M. Forster

    To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.

  •  
    Aristotle Onassis

    To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

  •  
    Michelangelo

    Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

  •  
    Golda Meir

    Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.

  •  
    James Russell Lowell

    Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.

  •  
    Ambrose Bierce

    Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.

  •  
    Jesse Owens

    We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.

  •  
    Nick Park

    We can do things that we never could before. Stop-motion lets you build tiny little worlds, and computers make that world even more believable.

  •  
    Michelle Obama

    We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture - imagine this - where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.

  •  
    Winston Churchill

    We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

  •  
    Orison Swett Marden

    We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.

  •  
    Aristotle

    We make war that we may live in peace.

  •  
    Albert Einstein

    We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.

  •  
    Alexis de Tocqueville

    We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.

  •  
    Henry David Thoreau

    What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.

  •  
    Peter Drucker

    When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.

  •  
    Thomas Jefferson

    When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.

  •  
    Mark Twain

    When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.

  •  
    Jim Hodges

    When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others, to bring them into the process.

  •  
    Francis Ford Coppola

    When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was 'You're a Big Boy Now.'

  •  
    Dennis Weaver

    When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done!

  •  
    Sydney Pollack

    When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.

  •  
    Anne Frank

    Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

  •  
    Francis Bacon

    Wise men make more opportunities than they find.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.

  •  
    Marc Chagall

    Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.

  •  
    Sarah Orne Jewett

    Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.

  •  
    Walt Disney

    You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.

  •  
    Milton Berle

    You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.

  •  
    Lee Trevino

    You can make a lot of money in this game. Just ask my ex-wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.

  •  
    Art Buchwald

    You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.

  •  
    Stephane Mallarme

    You don't make a poem with ideas, but with words.

  •  
    Ansel Adams

    You don't take a photograph, you make it.

  •  
    Dean Kamen

    You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is.

  •  
    Arthur Rock

    You know, a lot of people are just interested in, in building a company so they can make money and get out.

  •  
    Stevie Nicks

    You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.

  •  
    Merton Miller

    You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.

  •  
    Rick Warren

    You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.

  •  
    Georg Buchner

    You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie.

  •  
    To make a moot point

    Say something ambiguous or vague

  •  
    Lick something into shape

    To form/mould something; to make suitable

  •  
    To open the hornet's nest

    To cause or make trouble

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    Add fuel to the fire

    To make a bad situation even worse

  •  
    Add up

    To make sense out of something

  •  
    As mad as a hatter

    To behave unpredictably; to be angry

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    To pay on the nail

    Make a fast payment; pay immediately

  •  
    To make a pig's ear out of (something)

    To fail at an attempt to do something; to perform badly in a task; to be useless at some task

  •  
    Shove off!

    (angry or annoyed) go away!

  •  
    Make one's pile

    Make a lot of money

  •  
    Hacking someone off

    Someone angry

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    Sexing up something

    Make something appear better (more attractive) than it is in reality

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    To freak out

    To become excited; angry or surprised suddenly

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