Meaning of “make sth of sth” in the English Dictionary

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"make sth of sth" in British English

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make sth of sth

phrasal verb with make uk /meɪk/ us /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 computer skills on the application form.
I think we make too much of the benefits of Western society.

(Definition of “make sth of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)