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English definition of “make a man (out) of sb”

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make a man (out) of sb

to cause a young man or boy to act like an adult and take responsibility: A couple of years in the army should make a man of him.
Translations of “make a man (out) of sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(年輕人或男孩)具有男子氣概, 使長大成人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(年轻人或男孩)具有男子气概, 使长大成人…
(Definition of make a man (out) of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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