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  • Action stations
  • Address the ball ( golfing term denoting readiness to play )
  • All fired up and ready to go
  • Amped up ( excited and ready for action )
  • Are you ready for some football?
  • As you make your bed so must you lie on it
  • Battle ready
  • Battle stations
  • Be prepared
  • Beat the rush
  • Beecham's pills make all the difference ( Beecham's Pills advertising slogan )
  • Before you make up your mind, open it ( Irish Independent advertising slogan )
  • Born ready
  • Buy Opera today And make this banner go away ( Opera advertising slogan )
  • Cable ready
  • Can't make head or tail of it
  • Central heating for kids ( Ready Brek porridge advertising slogan )
  • Combat ready
  • Couldn't make head or tail of it
  • Crunch all you want, we'll make more ( Doritos advertising slogan )
  • Cut a wide swathe ( make a pompous display )
  • Details make the difference
  • Do your homework
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 the competition
  • Fake it till you make it
  • Flex your muscles
  • Game on
  • Gear up for
  • Get ready to rumble ( prepare to fight or do battle )
  • Get the bit between your teeth
  • Get your shit together
  • Go ahead, make my day ( A catchphrase from Sudden Impact )
  • Go on punk make my day
  • Good and ready
  • Good fences make good neighbours
  • Graded grains make finer flour ( Homepride Flour advertising slogan )
  • Gravy train
  • Hard cases make bad law
  • Here's one I prepared earlier ( A catchphrase from Blue Peter )
  • Hey Jude, Don't Make It Bad ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Hey, Soul Sister ( Train song )
  • How does the wireless industry make you feel? ( Sprint PCS advertising slogan )
  • Human condition
  • 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 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.. )
  • If you don't make mistakes you don't make anything
  • In a critical condition
  • In an interesting condition
  • In tip top condition
  • It Takes People Like You To Make People Like Me ( Buck Owens song )
  • It don't make no nevermind
  • 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 things that make you go Mmmmm ( Macdonalds advertising slogan )
  • Just for starters
  • Kiss and make up
  • Knock into shape
  • Know how many beans make five
  • Know your enemy
  • Land of make believe
  • Lead up to
  • Let me make one thing perfectly clear
  • Let the train take the strain ( British Rail advertising slogan )
  • Let's make things better ( Philips advertising slogan )
  • Life is what you make it
  • Like mother used to make
  • Limber up
  • Made to make your mouth water ( Opal Fruits advertising slogan )
  • 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 )
  • Many hands make light work
  • Mint condition
  • Mr Kipling does make exceedingly good cakes ( Mr Kipling Cakes advertising slogan )
  • Night Train ( Nickname of Dick Lane )
  • Nine tailors make a man
  • No one can make you feel inferior without your consent ( Eleanor Roosevelt quotation )
  • On the make
  • One swallow doesn't make a summer
  • One year's seeds make seven year weeds
  • Out of condition
  • Oven ready
  • Pave the way for
  • Plan ahead
  • Prepare for the worst
  • Prepare the ground
  • Prepare to rock
  • Prepare to want one ( Hyundai advertising slogan )
  • Preparing to be a beautiful lady ( Pears' Soap advertising slogan )
  • Prime condition ( in perfect shape )
  • Primed and ready to go
  • Put the make on
  • Put your game face on
  • Rack 'em up
  • Rattle your dags
  • Ready Teddy ( Little Richard song )
  • Ready and waiting ( alert and prepared for action )
  • Ready for the off
  • Ready set go
  • Ready steady go
  • Ready to roll
  • Ready when you are ( Delta Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Ready willing and able
  • Ready, aye, ready ( Camp Coffee advertising slogan )
  • Ready, get set, go
  • Road train
  • Rough and ready
  • Rustle up
  • Set in train
  • Set the stage
  • Set your stall out
  • Shovel ready ( a building project in which all the preliminaries have been arranged )
  • Soul train
  • Stand-by for action
  • Steel yourself
  • Step up to the mark ( mark yourself ready to take responsibility )
  • Strangers On A Train ( Farley Granger / Alfred Hitchcock movie )
  • Take The A Train ( Duke Ellington tune )
  • Take a bath in the dark tonight and let the water make love to your skin ( Lavin Perfumes & Soaps advertising slogan )
  • Take the bit between your teeth
  • Take your cue
  • Tetley make teabags make tea ( Tetley Tea advertising slogan )
  • The Big Train ( Nickname of Walter Johnson )
  • The light at the end of the tunnel may just be a train coming the other way
  • 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 road isn't built that can make it breathe hard! ( Chevrolet advertising slogan )
  • Things that make you go 'mmm' ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • This is the age of the train ( British Rail advertising slogan )
  • 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 )
  • Train crash
  • Train of thought
  • Train whistle blowing
  • Train wreck
  • Travel plans
  • Two and two make five
  • Two and two make four
  • Two blacks don't make a white
  • Two wrongs don't make a right
  • Ukraine Train ( Nickname of Vitaly Potapenko )
  • War eagle ( the golden eagle - used by Native Americans to make headdresses )
  • 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 )
  • 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 make your bed, you sleep in it
  • You only get one chance to make a first impression

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