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  • 181use up — {v. phr.} 1. To use until nothing is left; spend or consume completely. * /Don t use up all the soap. Leave me some to wash with./ * /Jack used up his last dollar to see the movies./ Compare: GIVE OUT(5). 2. {informal} To tire completely; make… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 182use up — {v. phr.} 1. To use until nothing is left; spend or consume completely. * /Don t use up all the soap. Leave me some to wash with./ * /Jack used up his last dollar to see the movies./ Compare: GIVE OUT(5). 2. {informal} To tire completely; make… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 183use\ up — v. phr. 1. To use until nothing is left; spend or consume completely. Don t use up all the soap. Leave me some to wash with. Jack used up his last dollar to see the movies. Compare: give out(5) 2. informal To tire completely; make very tired;… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 184make over — verb a) To renovate or to convert to a different use, particularly houses, offices, or rooms within them Were going to make over the garage into a guest suite. b) (of a person, particularly a woman) To create a new physical look, especially with… …

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  • 185Make Whole Call (Provision) — A type of call provision on a bond allowing the borrower to pay off remaining debt early. The borrower has to make a lump sum payment derived from a formula based on the net present value (NPV) of future coupon payments that will not be paid… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 186Use And Occupancy - U&O — Refers to a type of permit required by some local governments whenever real property is transferred. Usually U O regulations require the property seller to pay a fee of around $100 and allow a government official to inspect the property. The… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 187make — verb Make is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑batsman, ↑company, ↑factory, ↑firm, ↑picture, ↑recipe, ↑sale Make is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accommodation, ↑accompaniment, ↑accusation, ↑ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 188make up — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To compose] Syn. compound, combine, mingle; see join 1 , mix 1 . 2. [To constitute] Syn. comprise, include, consist of; see compose 1 . 3. [To invent] Syn. fabricate, devise, fashion; see compose 3 , create 2 , invent 1 , 2 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 189make a virtue of something — to get benefits by accepting a situation that you cannot change and using it to your advantage We can make a virtue of these delays, and use the time to make sure everything is done right …

    English dictionary

  • 190make a better mousetrap —  Create a new or better product.  Marketers use this phrase to represent firms with a production mentality, who focus on their product rather than the needs of their customers.  ► “ If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or… …

    American business jargon

  • 191use diligence — Diligence Dil i*gence, n. [F. diligence, L. diligentia.] 1. The quality of being diligent; carefulness; careful attention; the opposite of negligence. [1913 Webster] 2. Interested and persevering application; devoted and painstaking effort to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 192use badly — apply badly, make bad use of …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 193make free with — {v.} 1. To take or use (things) without asking. * /Bob makes free with his roommate s clothes./ * /A student should not make free with his teacher s first name./ 2. To act toward (someone) in a rude or impolite way. * /The girls don t like Ted… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 194make free with — {v.} 1. To take or use (things) without asking. * /Bob makes free with his roommate s clothes./ * /A student should not make free with his teacher s first name./ 2. To act toward (someone) in a rude or impolite way. * /The girls don t like Ted… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 195make-peace — /mayk pees /, n. a peacemaker. [1510 20; n. use of v. phrase make peace] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 196make-work — /mayk werrk /, n. work, usually of little importance, created to keep a person from being idle or unemployed. [1935 40, Amer.; n. use of v. phrase make work] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 197make do — verb to survive, get by with, or use whatever is available (due to lack of resources) There is barely enough money, so we will have to make do with what we have …

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  • 198make sure — verb To verify; to recheck; to use extra care or caution. When you leave, make sure you lock the door behind you …

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  • 199make\ free\ with — v 1. To take or use (things) without asking. Bob makes free with his roommate s clothes. A student should not make free with his teacher s first name. 2. To act toward (someone) in a rude or impolite way. The girls don t like Ted because he makes …

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  • 200make unnecessary — v. make redundant; avoid unnecessary use or expenditure, save; do unnecessary effort …

    English contemporary dictionary