make one's mark
phrasal to achieve success or fame

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • make one's mark — {v. phr.} To become known to many people; do well the work you started to do; make a reputation. * /Shakespeare made his mark as a playwright./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make one's mark — {v. phr.} To become known to many people; do well the work you started to do; make a reputation. * /Shakespeare made his mark as a playwright./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make one's mark — index pass (satisfy requirements) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make one's mark — idi make one s mark, to achieve success …   From formal English to slang

  • make one's mark — BE SUCCESSFUL, distinguish oneself, succeed, be a success, prosper, get ahead/on, make good; informal make it, make the grade, find a place in the sun. → mark * * * phrasal : to achieve success or fame made his mark as a literary critic Eric… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make one's mark — she intends to make her mark in Hollywood Syn: be successful, distinguish oneself, succeed, be a success, prosper, get ahead, make good; informal make it, make the grade …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • make\ one's\ mark — v. phr. To become known to many people; do well the work you started to do; make a reputation. Shakespeare made his mark as a playwright …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make one's mark — verb To make, or leave, a lasting impression, especially to achieve apparent success …   Wiktionary

  • To make one's mark — Mark Mark, n. [OE. marke, merke, AS. mearc; akin to D. merk, MHG. marc, G. marke, Icel. mark, Dan. m[ae]rke; cf. Lith. margas party colored. [root]106, 273. Cf. {Remark}.] 1. A visible sign or impression made or left upon anything; esp., a line,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • one's mark — ▪ To make a notable impression ▪ To gain great influence ● mark …   Useful english dictionary

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