This English lesson is all about how to use the word make in different expressions and phrases which can be used in daily English conversation.
You can use the phrases in different everyday situations. A few examples are given below.
Make a difference – bring about a change
Example: Exercising and eating healthy will always make a difference in a positive way to one’s health.
Make a promise – assure someone that something will be done
Example: I make a promise to never be late again.
Make a fortune – earn a huge amount of wealth by one’s own effort
Example: Peter made a fortune by working hard for almost a decade.
Make a toast– expression of goodwill or honour
Example: My best friend made a wonderful toast at his brother’s wedding.
Make friends – form a friendship
Example: It’s important for children to make friends at school.
To make the bed – to arrange the bed in a neat and tidy way
Example: I always tell my daughter to make the bed every morning.
Make a discovery – invent/find something new
Example: Newton made a discovery that is well known till date.
Make an excuse – give a reason
Example: Even though Chris comes late every time, he manages to make an excuse easily.