Also, stage a comeback. Achieve a success after retirement or failure, as in After years in mediocre movies, she made a comeback on Broadway, or The humble hamburger is about to stage a comeback. [ ; c. 1920 ]
Also see: come back, def. 1.
/mɑːiːrə/ noun (pl) maire 1. a tall native New Zealand tree, olea cunninghami, with dark brown wood
[mahy-ruh] /ˈmaɪ rə/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. .
- Make a day of it
Also, make a night of it. Devote a day (or night) to some pleasurable pursuit, as in Now that we’re at the beach, let’s make a day of it, or Since they missed the seven o’clock train, they decided to make a night of it. [ Mid-1600s ]
- Make a difference
1. Distinguish or discriminate. This phrase appears in the Bible (Leviticus 11:47): “To make a difference between the unclean and the clean.” [ Late 1500s ] 2. Also, make the difference. Cause a change in effect, change the nature of something, as in His score on this test will make the difference between passing and […]