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provision fait profusionQuand on a dans un ménage une provision abondante de choses nécessaires à la vie, on en consomme plus que s’il fallait se les procurer à mesure.Rate it:

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can't make ends meetTto earn just enough money to avoid getting into debt.Rate it:

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clothes don't make the manAn aphorism meaning that you cannot judge a person solely by his appearance. Usually pertains to men.Rate it:

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it takes all kinds to make a worldDiversity is essential: the world would be incomplete if everyone were alike.He irons his clothes how?! That's crazy! Well, I guess it takes all kinds.Rate it:

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make a bundleto make a lot of moneyRate it:

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Make a Silk Purse Out of a Sow's EarTo make something good out of something naturally badRate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfShe had far too much to drink and made an exhibition of herself by flirting with everyone.Rate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfTo embarrass oneself or others in public.Rate it:

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make believeTo pretend or imagine.Rate it:

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make bricks without strawTo accomplish a task without the proper materials or under unreasonable conditions; to do the impossible.Rate it:

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make doTo put solution to a matter precariously (limited or inadequate means available).Rate it:

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Make Ends MeetTo have just enough money to have things that you needRate it:

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make groundgain ground; make progress.Rate it:

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make head or tail ofTo determine to be good or bad.Rate it:

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make heavy weatherTo make progress only with difficulty.Rate it:

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make it up as one goes alongTo improvise continuously.Rate it:

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make life a stone grooveMeans to live a happy, adventurous, loving, enjoyable and overall fun-filled life to the fullest, as if each day was your last.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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make the gradeTo prove satisfactory; to be successful or worthy of merit.Rate it:

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make upTo apply cosmetics or makeup.Rate it:

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Make Your Mouth WaterTo be intimidated by something in such a way that you feel inclined towards it and desperately desire of eating or drinking by feeling pleasureRate it:

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on the makeActively seeking an opportunity for self-advancement; eager to ingratiate oneself to others in order to secure some advantage.Rate it:

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one swallow does not make a summerA sign is not proof Rate it:

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make like a banana and splitto leave, departRate it:

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you can't make an omelette without breaking eggsIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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good fences make good neighborsIt is better to mind one's own business than get involved with other people's affairs.Rate it:

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doctors make the worst patientsIt's often difficult to advise people on subjects that they are usually experts on.Rate it:

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kiss and make upTo settle one's differences and forgive.Rate it:

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make a decisionTo decide.Rate it:

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make beautiful music togetherTo have a great romantic relationship with each other.Rate it:

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make headwayTo progress; to move forward.Rate it:

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make offTo run away; to exit.Rate it:

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make off withTo steal something and run.Rate it:

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make outTo fabricate a story.Rate it:

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make overTo renovate or to convert to a different use.Rate it:

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make upTo constitute; to compose; to form.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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when life gives you lemons, make lemonadeMake use of a new oppurtunityRate it:

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make outTo designate as the recipient.Rate it:

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make a better door than a windowTo obstruct someone's view, especially as a result of thoughtlessness.Rate it:

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make an honest womanEspecially if she is having a sexual relationship.Rate it:

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make awayTo kill oneself, commit suicide.Rate it:

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don't make me laughUsed to express that one cannot take a suggestion seriously.Rate it:

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make a mountain out of a molehillTo treat a problem as greater than it is; to blow something out of proportion; to exaggerate the importance of something trivial.Rate it:

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make fun ofTo tease, ridicule or make jokes about.Rate it:

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Make Heads or Tails Out of SomethingTo be able to understand something completelyRate it:

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make mincemeat out ofTo defeat one's opponent easily and completely during a fight, contest, or debate.Rate it:

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make one's bonesTo commit a murder in order to be respected in a criminal gang.Rate it:

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make outTo characterize as; often with to be.Rate it:

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make overTo transfer ownership, especially by means of a legal document.Rate it:

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