make of (2)

Meaning: to use a chance or a talent to achieve success

For example:

  • make of sth I wonder what Bill's kids will make of the opportunities they'll be given.

  • make sth of sth She was born into a poor family, but she made the most of every chance that came her away, and today she's a successful businesswoman.

Quick Quiz:

My little sister is a very good tennis player, and we're looking forward to seeing what she makes of

a. her success

b. her abilities

c. her competitions

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