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    make someone's day

    hi teachers!

    I've seen the sentence "you made my day/week/year" many times but I have no idea what it means,can you please tell me?

    thanks very much for your help!

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    Re: make someone's day

    Quote Originally Posted by hector51 View Post
    hi teachers!
    I've seen the sentence "you made my day/week/year" many times but I have no idea what it means,can you please tell me?
    thanks very much for your help!

    It is a common way to say to someone that they have done or said something which has made you extremely happy. In other words - you have made my day/week, etc a very happy one.


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    Re: make someone's day

    make sbís day to make sb feel very happy on a particular day: The phone call from Mike really made my day.

    Have you ever heard the phrases "make somebody's week" and "make somebody's year"?

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