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  • A good beginning makes a good ending
  • A legend in the making
  • A marriage made in heaven
  • A match made in heaven
  • A-1 makes hamburgers taste like steakburgers ( A-1 Steak Sauce advertising slogan )
  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Adversity makes strange bedfellows
  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
  • And adversity makes strange bedfellows
  • And baby makes three
  • As sure as God made little green apples
  • As you make your bed so must you lie on it
  • Attack is the best form of defence
  • Bad form
  • Beecham's pills make all the difference ( Beecham's Pills advertising slogan )
  • Before you make up your mind, open it ( Irish Independent advertising slogan )
  • Bent out of shape
  • Body painting ( a form of painting that uses the human body as a canvas )
  • Boomerang effect
  • Boy made good
  • Build A Better Life By Stealing Office Supplies ( Dilbert )
  • Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door
  • Build bridges
  • Build for the future
  • Build up your hopes
  • Buy Opera today And make this banner go away ( Opera advertising slogan )
  • Can't make head or tail of it
  • Castles made of sand fall into the sea eventually
  • Cause a stir
  • Cause and effect
  • Cause celebre
  • Cause for concern
  • Clothes maketh the man
  • Coffee Crisp makes a nice light snack ( Coffee Crisp advertising slogan )
  • Coin a phrase ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Couldn't make head or tail of it
  • Court of last resort ( a legal court from which no further appeals may be made )
  • Create a storm ( Monsoon advertising slogan )
  • Cringe making
  • Crunch all you want, we'll make more ( Doritos advertising slogan )
  • Custom made
  • Cut a wide swathe ( make a pompous display )
  • Deal maker
  • Details make the difference
  • Do you want a shape like a bra? Or do you want a shape like a woman? ( Warner's Body Bra advertising slogan )
  • Does it make sense to jump out of a warm bed into a cold cereal? ( Quaker Oats advertising slogan )
  • Doesn't make a blind bit of difference
  • Domino effect
  • Don't make a big production out of it
  • Don't make a federal case of it
  • Don't make a peep
  • Don't make waves
  • Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise
  • Earn an honest penny
  • Earn your corn
  • Earn your stripes
  • Empty vessels make the most noise
  • Enough to make a cat laugh
  • Enough to make the angels weep
  • Enough to make you sick
  • Enough to make your hair curl
  • Face your maker
  • Fake it till you make it
  • Figure painting ( a form of painting in which the human body is the subject )
  • First footing ( making a round of visits at New Year )
  • For years we've been making our products as if lives depend on them ( Squib drug products advertising slogan )
  • Form follows function
  • Form is temporary, class is permanent
  • Free form
  • Get a gold star ( earn a merit point for doing well )
  • Get in shape
  • Get into shape
  • Get ready to rumble ( prepare to fight or do battle )
  • Get your family into Shape, without them even noticing ( St. Ivel Yogurt advertising slogan )
  • Go ahead, make my day ( A catchphrase from Sudden Impact )
  • Go on punk make my day
  • Good fences make good neighbours
  • Got it made
  • Graded grains make finer flour ( Homepride Flour advertising slogan )
  • Greenhouse effect
  • Hard cases make bad law
  • Haste makes waste
  • Have it made
  • He makes my flesh crawl
  • He makes my flesh creep
  • He makes my skin crawl
  • He makes my skin creep
  • Hey Jude, Don't Make It Bad ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • History in the making
  • Home maker
  • How does the wireless industry make you feel? ( Sprint PCS advertising slogan )
  • I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by ( Douglas Adams quotation )
  • I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception ( Groucho Marx line )
  • I will make you fishers of men
  • I'll buy you a diamond ring my friend if it makes you feel alright ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • I'll make it my business
  • I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse ( The Godfather ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • I'm not made of money
  • If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
  • If it makes you happy; do it
  • If life deals you lemons made lemonade
  • If you build it they will come
  • If you don't make mistakes you don't make anything
  • Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
  • In effect
  • In fine form
  • Intercity makes the going easy ( British Rail advertising slogan )
  • It Takes People Like You To Make People Like Me ( Buck Owens song )
  • It don't make no nevermind
  • It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages ( Friedrich Nietzsche quotation )
  • It makes my blood boil
  • It makes you feel like the man you are ( Buick advertising slogan )
  • It makes you think
  • It takes 40 dumb animals to make a fur coat, but only one to wear it
  • It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken ( Perdue Farms advertising slogan )
  • It takes all sorts to make a world
  • It's the empty can that makes the most noise
  • It's the things that make you go Mmmmm ( Macdonalds advertising slogan )
  • Just cause
  • Keep in shape
  • Ketchup bottle effect
  • Kiss and make up
  • Knock into shape
  • Know how many beans make five
  • Land of make believe
  • Landscape painting ( a form of painting in which the natural world is the subject )
  • Let me make one thing perfectly clear
  • Let's make things better ( Philips advertising slogan )
  • Lick into shape
  • Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans ( John Lennon quotation )
  • Life is what you make it
  • Like mother used to make
  • Little boxes made of ticky tacky
  • Lost cause
  • Love makes the world go round
  • Made especially to prevent sore throats ( Craven 'A' Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Made for each other
  • Made from beer ( Carlton Draught advertising slogan )
  • Made in Scotland from girders ( Irn Bru advertising slogan )
  • Made in the shade
  • Made the American Way ( Miller High Life advertising slogan )
  • Made to make your mouth water ( Opal Fruits advertising slogan )
  • Made to measure
  • Made up
  • Made you laugh
  • Make 7-up yours ( 7-Up advertising slogan )
  • Make Your Own Kind Of Music ( Mama Cass Elliot song )
  • Make a back
  • Make a balls of something
  • Make a beeline for
  • Make a bid for
  • Make a bolt for the door
  • Make a break for it
  • Make a bundle of money
  • Make a clean break
  • Make a clean breast of it
  • Make a complete fool of yourself
  • Make a date
  • Make a day of it
  • Make a deal with the devil
  • Make a difference
  • Make a face
  • Make a fool of yourself
  • Make a fresh start
  • Make a fuss
  • Make a go of it
  • Make a good fist of it
  • Make a good job of it
  • Make a hash of it
  • Make a killing
  • Make a list; check it twice
  • Make a man out of you
  • Make a meal of it
  • Make a monkey out of him
  • Make a mountain out of a molehill
  • Make a move on
  • Make a name for yourself
  • Make a pass at
  • Make a pig of yourself
  • Make a pitch
  • Make a pitch for
  • Make a play for
  • Make a rod for your own back
  • Make a sale
  • Make a scene ( causing a disturbance )
  • Make a song and dance about
  • Make a spectacle of yourself
  • Make a splash
  • Make a virtue out of a necessity
  • Make a world of difference
  • Make allowances
  • Make amends
  • Make an ass of yourself
  • Make an entrance
  • Make an example of
  • Make an exhibition of yourself
  • Make an honest woman of
  • Make believe
  • Make bold
  • Make contact
  • Make do
  • Make do and mend
  • Make ends meet
  • Make every day a McDonalds Day ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • Make eyes at
  • Make fast
  • Make first base
  • Make free with
  • Make friends
  • Make fun of
  • Make giant strides
  • Make good
  • Make good time
  • Make good your escape
  • Make great play of
  • Make haste
  • Make haste slowly
  • Make hay
  • Make hay while the sun shines
  • Make heavy weather of
  • Make history
  • Make inquiries
  • Make it big
  • Make it rain
  • Make it snappy
  • Make it so ( A catchphrase from Star Trek )
  • Make it up
  • Make life difficult
  • Make light of
  • Make light work of
  • Make like a banana and split
  • Make like a tree and leave
  • Make little of
  • Make love
  • Make love not war
  • Make magic
  • Make matters worse
  • Make me beautiful
  • Make mention of
  • Make merry
  • Make mincemeat out of
  • Make mine Moxie ( Moxie soda advertising slogan )
  • Make mine a double
  • Make mischief
  • Make my day
  • Make nice
  • Make no bones about
  • Make no mistake
  • Make no secret of
  • Make off with
  • Make old bones
  • Make one's hackles rise
  • Make out
  • Make over
  • Make poverty history
  • Make ready
  • Make room
  • Make sail
  • Make sense of
  • Make sheep's eyes at
  • Make short work of
  • Make some noise
  • Make someone happy with a phone call ( British Telecom advertising slogan )
  • Make someone's toes curl
  • Make the best of a bad job
  • Make the cut
  • Make the feathers fly
  • Make the grade
  • Make the most of it
  • Make the scene
  • Make the team
  • Make tracks
  • Make trouble
  • Make up
  • Make up for lost time
  • Make war
  • Make waves
  • Make way
  • Make welcome
  • Make whoopee
  • Make your bed and lie in it
  • Make your fortune
  • Make your head spin
  • Make your mark
  • Make your move
  • Make your way
  • Make yourself at home
  • Make yourself heard ( Ericsson advertising slogan )
  • Make yourself scarce
  • Make-up to make love in ( Mary Quant advertising slogan )
  • Makes red blood! ( Grape-Nuts advertising slogan )
  • Makes sensible buying simple ( Access Credit Card advertising slogan )
  • Makes you feel human again ( Solpadeine advertising slogan )
  • Makes your hair stands on end
  • Making smoking 'safe' for smokers ( Bonded Tobacco Company advertising slogan )
  • Making the sky the best place on Earth ( Air France advertising slogan )
  • Making the unmissable, unmissable ( BBC advertising slogan )
  • Many a mickle makes a muckle
  • Many hands make light work
  • Marriages are made in heaven
  • Martyr to the cause
  • Meet your maker
  • Might makes right
  • Mischief making
  • Mistakes have been made
  • Money makes money
  • Money makes the world go round
  • Mr Kipling does make exceedingly good cakes ( Mr Kipling Cakes advertising slogan )
  • Nine tailors make a man
  • No one can make you feel inferior without your consent ( Eleanor Roosevelt quotation )
  • Nobody Makes Your Day Like McDonald's Can ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • Not everything in black and white makes sense ( Guinness advertising slogan )
  • On the make
  • One swallow doesn't make a summer
  • One year's seeds make seven year weeds
  • Placebo effect
  • Portrait painting ( a form of painting in which the human face is the subject )
  • Practice makes perfect
  • Prepare for the worst
  • Prepare the ground
  • Prepare to rock
  • Prepare to want one ( Hyundai advertising slogan )
  • Prime condition ( in perfect shape )
  • Produce range
  • Put the make on
  • Rebel Without A Cause ( James Dean movie )
  • Rubber bullet ( a bullet made of rubber or plastic and used for riot control )
  • Rules are made to be broken
  • Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit
  • Schlitz the beer that made Milwaukee famous ( Schlitz Beer advertising slogan )
  • Shape up or ship out
  • Ship shape and Bristol fashion
  • Side effect
  • Sound effect
  • Stand before your maker
  • Sticks and snails and puppy dog's tails that's what little boys are made of ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Still life ( a form of painting in which inanimate objects are the subject )
  • Such stuff as dreams are made on
  • Sugar and spice and all things nice that's what little girls are made of ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Tailor made
  • Take a bath in the dark tonight and let the water make love to your skin ( Lavin Perfumes & Soaps advertising slogan )
  • Take shape
  • Tetley make teabags make tea ( Tetley Tea advertising slogan )
  • That which does not kill us makes us stronger ( Friedrich Nietzsche quotation )
  • That's made my day
  • The Axe effect ( Axe deodorant advertising slogan )
  • The Beer that Made Milwaukee Famous ( Schlitz advertising slogan )
  • The Delia Effect ( increase in sales of food ingredients featured on Delia Smith's cookery shows )
  • The Devil made me do it
  • The Lynx effect ( Lynx deodorant advertising slogan )
  • The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts all on a summer's day ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The beer that made Milwaukee jealous ( Mexican Brewery advertising slogan )
  • The butterfly effect
  • The mainspring in a Bulova is made to last 256 years or 146 leather straps - whichever comes first ( Bulova Watches advertising slogan )
  • The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n ( from a poem by Milton )
  • The one and only cereal that comes in the shape of animals ( Crispy Critters advertising slogan )
  • The priceless ingredient of every product is the honor and integrity of its maker ( Squib drug products advertising slogan )
  • The road isn't built that can make it breathe hard! ( Chevrolet advertising slogan )
  • The shape of things to come
  • Things that make you go 'mmm' ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • Throw a shape
  • To assume makes an ass out of u and me
  • To make a long story short
  • To make that tough job easier - you deserve M&M candy ( M&Ms advertising slogan )
  • Together we make a great team ( Midland Bank advertising slogan )
  • Triple play ( A baseball expression denoting the act of making three outs during the same play )
  • Two and two make five
  • Two and two make four
  • Two blacks don't make a white
  • Two wrongs don't make a right
  • War eagle ( the golden eagle - used by Native Americans to make headdresses )
  • We build excitement ( Pontiac advertising slogan )
  • We have to earn our wings every day ( Eastern Airlines advertising slogan )
  • We have ways of making you talk
  • We make it simple ( Honda advertising slogan )
  • We make money the old fashioned way, we earn it ( Smith Barney advertising slogan )
  • We make things that bring people closer ( Western Electrics advertising slogan )
  • We make things that make communications work ( Lucent Technologies advertising slogan )
  • We won't make a drama out of a crisis ( Commercial Union advertising slogan )
  • Weekends were made for Michelob ( Michelob Beer advertising slogan )
  • What Makes You Beautiful ( One Direction song )
  • When better automobiles are built, Buick will build them ( Buick advertising slogan )
  • Wind someone up ( deliberately draw attention to something that will create agitation )
  • Won't make a pom tiddly ( Swan Light advertising slogan )
  • You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman ( Carole King song )
  • You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink
  • You can lead a whore to culture but you can't make her think
  • You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear
  • You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs
  • You can't make bricks without straw
  • You couldn't make it up
  • You know it makes sense ( A catchphrase from Only Fools And Horses )
  • You know it makes sense ( Road Safety Campaign advertising slogan )
  • You made your bed, now lie in it
  • You made your own luck
  • You make your bed, you sleep in it
  • You only get one chance to make a first impression
  • You've made an old man very happy

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