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English definition of “make sth of sth”

make sth of sth

phrasal verb with make     /meɪk/ verb (made, made)
make enough, much, more, etc. of sth to give a particular level of value or importance to something: You should make more of your IT skills on the application form. I think we make too much of the benefits of Western society. → Compare make light of sthExaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
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