Please note that these ESL Forums
are NOT part of MyEnglishClub
. To post at these ESL Forums
please register ↑ first.
Help on English vocab, including idioms, slang and sayings
Please explain the meaning of the phrase "make a man out of you" in the following sentence:
I'll make a man out of you.
Thanks a lot.
- Platinum Member
- Posts: 919
- Joined: Sun Jan 11, 2004 1:54 pm
It means that you will make someone mature.
For example you can say, "The army will make a man out of you" meaning that the army will instill in you certainly 'manly' characteristics.
Hope that helps,
- New Member
- Posts: 4
- Joined: Thu Sep 30, 2010 5:19 pm
- Status: English Teacher
Return to Vocabulary Help
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 16 guests