English version

make a fuss of somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake a fuss of somebody/somethingmake a fuss of somebody/somethingBritish English, make a fuss over somebody/something American EnglishKIND to pay a lot of attention to someone or something, to show that you are pleased with them or like them Make a fuss of your dog when he behaves properly. fuss
Examples from the Corpus
make a fuss of somebody/somethingSouthall waits for me now when I arrive and make a fuss of me - I can even hug Kizzy.And making a fuss of me because they knew that my stitches had burst.But making a fuss of Mum shouldn't be restricted to just one day of the year!That's why I made a fuss of him when we got married.And if there is one thing that West London hotels particularly enjoy, it is making a fuss of Joe Jackson.She was still very nervous, though Mrs. Castell knew to make a fuss of her.And Katie started crying all over again just so that he would make a fuss of her.
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