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English definition of “make a day/night/evening/weekend of it”

make a day/night/evening/weekend of it

to make an activity longer or combine a series of activities so that they last for the whole of that particular period of time : Let's make an evening of it and catch the last train home . We don't get out often so we thought we'd make a day of it.Celebrating and entertaining Grammar:Do or make?When we use do and make with noun phrases, do focuses on the process of acting or performing something, make emphasises more the product or outcome of an action:Grammar:MakeThe verb make can be used in a number of ways.
(Definition of make a day/night/evening/weekend of it from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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