make+an+entry+of

  • 1 make an entry — index book, cast (register), enter (record), inscribe, note (record), record …

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  • 2 entry — n. headword and definition (in a dictionary) 1) to give, include an entry 2) a run on entry 3) at, in, under an entry act of entering 4) to make an entry (to make a triumphal entry; to make an entry in a diary) 5) to gain entry to (they gained… …

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  • 3 make out — Synonyms and related words: abide by, accept, adhere to, administer, afford proof of, answer, appreciate, apprehend, ascertain, ball, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be… …

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  • 4 entry — / entri/ noun 1. an item of written information put in an accounts ledger (NOTE: The plural is entries.) ♦ to make an entry in a ledger to write in details of a transaction ♦ to contra an entry to enter a similar amount on the opposite side of… …

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  • 5 make a mountain out of a molehill — To magnify, overdramatize, etc a trifling matter • • • Main Entry: ↑mole make a mountain out of a molehill see under ↑mole1 • • • Main Entry: ↑mountain * * * make a mountain out of a molehill phrase to treat a minor problem as if it …

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  • 6 make up your mind — phrase to make a decision Come on, make up your mind! make up your mind whether: I can’t make up my mind whether to go or not. someone’s mind is made up: My mind’s made up. Nothing will make me change it. Thesaurus: to make a decisionsynonym …

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  • 7 make hay while the sun shines — make the most of an opportunity, take advantage of something, strike while the iron is hot, seize the day, carpe diem. → hay * * * make hay while the sun shines To seize an opportunity while it lasts • • • Main Entry: ↑hay * * * see hay I * * *… …

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  • 8 make someone's day — To make the day memorable for someone • • • Main Entry: ↑day make someone s day see under ↑day • • • Main Entry: ↑make * * * make someone’s day phrase to make someone feel very happy She said …

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  • 9 make a virtue of necessity — To do as if from a sense of duty (or with a sense of duty called in for the occasion) something unpleasant one is forced to do • • • Main Entry: ↑virtue * * * make a virtue of necessity phrase to pretend that you are doing something because you… …

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  • 10 make the best of a bad job — (informal) To do the best one can in unfavourable circumstances • • • Main Entry: ↑bad make the best of a bad job To do one s best in difficult circumstances • • • Main Entry: ↑job * * * make the best of a bad job british informal …

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  • 11 make certain — see under ↑make1 • • • Main Entry: ↑certain * * * make certain phrase to take action in order to be sure that something happens or to be sure that it is true make certain (that): You should call to make absolutely certain everything is in order …

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  • 12 make eyes at — To look at in an amorous way, to ogle • • • Main Entry: ↑eye make eyes at see under ↑eye1 • • • Main Entry: ↑make * * * make eyes at informal : to look at (someone) in a way that shows sexual attraction …

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  • 13 make good time — To make speedy progress on a journey • • • Main Entry: ↑time * * * make good/excellent/time phrase to make a journey in a shorter time than you expected We made good time and arrived by midday …

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  • 14 make history — 1. To do that which will mould the future or have to be recognized by future historians 2. To do something never previously accomplished • • • Main Entry: ↑history * * * make history phrase to do something that many people will remember or learn… …

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  • 15 make yourself understood — phrase to know enough of another language to be able to deal with ordinary situations I know enough Italian to make myself understood. Thesaurus: speaking or translating other languageshyponym Main entry: understand * * * make yourself understood …

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  • 16 make a meal of — see under ↑meal1 • • • Main Entry: ↑make make a meal of 1. To consume as a meal 2. To enjoy to the full 3. To treat or perform in an unnecessarily laborious or meticulous way • • • Main Entry: ↑meal …

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  • 17 make friends — 1. To become friendly 2. To acquire friends • • • Main Entry: ↑make * * * make friends : to become someone s friend Sometimes it is hard for children to make new friends. often + …

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  • 18 make it big — informal phrase to be very successful Everyone wants to make it big in Hollywood these days. Thesaurus: to be, or to become successfulsynonym Main entry: make * * * inf …

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  • 19 make a fool of — 1. To cause (someone) to look ridiculous or stupid 2. To humiliate or dupe 3. To disappoint • • • Main Entry: ↑fool make a fool of see under ↑fool1 • • • Main Entry: ↑make * * * …

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  • 20 make up leeway — To make up for lost time, ground, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑lee * * * make up (the) leeway Brit : to get back into a good position or situation after you have fallen behind They re so far behind that they have little hope of making up the leeway on… …

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