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    to be made much of

    Hi,

    What does this sentence mean?


    She was used to being made much of.


    Thanks a lot

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    Re: to be made much of

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    She was used to being made much of.
    She was accustomed to people fussing over her, treating her as somebody special.

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    Re: to be made much of

    Interesting ... In the passive, a person is made much of in that sense of fussing, but in the active the words have a more general sense of 'giving prominence to': 'In the interview, he made much of his experience in the industry'/'The planning application made much of the new cycle-path'/ etc.

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