Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Ju is offline Senior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • Hong Kong
      • Current Location:
      • Hong Kong
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    1,320
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default make the case big

    "She feel disciminated in her workplace. She did not want to make the case big, so she chose not to bring it to her boss but shared her hard feeling with her friends."

    Is make the case big a proper English. Any other suggestion?

    Thank you.

  2. #2
    5jj's Avatar
    5jj is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Czech Republic
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    28,168
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: make the case big

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    Is make the case big proper English.
    Not really. One posssibility would be:
    She did not want to make an issue out of the case.

Similar Threads

  1. what does the make one's case mean??
    By Coraline in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 14-Jul-2009, 05:36
  2. make a big deal out of it?
    By flytothesky in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 20-Dec-2008, 09:01
  3. make a big deal out of minor irritations
    By Itasan in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 13-Aug-2007, 12:54
  4. the big guns, to make a mark
    By user_gary in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-Apr-2007, 09:17
  5. to make their case
    By user_gary in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-Apr-2007, 13:21

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •