English version

make much of somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake much of somebody/somethingmake much of somebody/somethingformalIMPORTANT to treat a person or thing as though you think they are very important or special The press made much of the discovery. They’ve always made much of their nephews and nieces. much
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make much of somebody/somethingPrevention education has been unable to halt this behavior, or even to make much of a dent in it.So far they are not making much of a fist of it.She knows the team is too young and too raw to make much of a showing this season.Mrs Thatcher has made much of Britain's scientific brilliance and innovative poverty.He makes much of contacts with social scientists in allied fields.Is he wise to say, and make much of it, that people come up and tell him so?The company has made much of its environmental advances.In those interviews, Margaret Thatcher has made much of science and technology.Feminists in particular make much of the social disadvantage under which women suffer.
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