Members help members on grammar, vocab, pronunciation...
Moderators: Vega, Krisi, EC
- Platinum Member
- Posts: 883
- Joined: Sun Jan 11, 2004 1:54 pm
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.
- New Member
- Posts: 4
- Joined: Thu Sep 30, 2010 5:19 pm
- Status: English Teacher
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,
Return to “Help Each Other with English”
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests