Make A Fuss

Also: Make a fuss about (something) Make a fuss over (something) Meaning of Idiom ‘Make a Fuss’ To make a fuss means to complain and cause a needless commotion or put on a public display. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995., 2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. … Read more

Make One’s Blood Curdle

Also: Blood-curdling (adjective) Meaning of Idiom ‘Make One’s Blood Curdle’ Something that makes your blood curdle is very frightening and fills you with fear. 1Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: For Learners of English. United States?: Mayuree Pare, 2005.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms]. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Usage Often used interchangeably with make one’s blood … Read more

Make One’s Blood Run Cold

Also: Freeze one’s blood Turn one’s blood to ice Meaning Of Idiom ‘Make One’s Blood Run Cold’ When something makes your blood run cold it fills you with great fear or horror. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: … Read more

Make One’s Skin Crawl

Also: Make One’s Flesh Creep Meaning of Idiom ‘Make One’s Skin Crawl’ Something (or someone) that makes your skin crawl causes you to shudder with disgust, fear, or both. Usage “I hope that guy doesn’t try to talk to use again, he makes my skin crawl,” said Carry. “I don’t understand why anyone would want a … Read more

Make Amends

Meaning of Idiom ‘Make Amends’ To make amends means to do something to compensate for doing something wrong, especially due to a grievance or injury; to do something well that you failed to do well the first time, in order to improve the situation or make up for disappointing others. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: … Read more

Make a Mountain Out of a Molehill

Make a mountain out of a molehill is an idiom expression that has existed in English and other languages in various forms since the late 16th century. Meaning To ‘make a mountain out of a molehill’ is to make some trivial problem seem very important. In other words, it is to make a big deal out of a … Read more

Make a Beeline for (someone, something)

Meaning of Idiom ‘Make a Beeline’ To make a beeline is to immediately go straight toward someone or something. Examples of Use “Every time he has a birthday party, little Ricky makes a beeline for the cake.” “As soon as Tom gets to work he makes a beeline for the back door for a cigarette break.” … Read more