Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. Unregistered

    idioms with make

    hello everybody. if somebody can help with some idiom refer to make the effort to get it and make sure you check. if anyone can help i will thank a lot

  2. Editor,
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Laos

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 59,765

    Re: idioms with make

    'Give your all'

  3. #3

    Re: idioms with make

    spare no effort

    to do somethingto work as hard as possible to achieve something.

    • Join Date: Jun 2008
    • Posts: 14

    Re: idioms with make

    expressions related to effort:

    We got the green light on the project. It's full steam ahead.
    guns a-blazin'. to go full throttle. all systems go
    It's no holes-barred.
    No holdin' back now. It's now or never. It's do or die. It's put up or shut up.
    Let's get the ball rolling.
    Let's haul ass.
    He's just chomping at the bit to get going. - anxious to get going
    Just sign up and you're off to the races.
    Give it all you got. Give it your all. Spare no effort.
    He's all gung-ho. He's fired up.
    He's rarin' to go.
    I'm in the zone. I'm possessed.
    He's going at 'er hammer and tongs. I'm working my tail off.
    get a second wind - to get a final burst of energy.
    If I can have a good 15 minute break in the middle of the game, I tend to have a second wind for the last stretch.

Similar Threads

  1. Colourful idioms
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 25-Jun-2007, 19:56
  2. do/make?
    By Carmenn in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 16-May-2007, 10:48
  3. Our Free Idioms Dictionary!
    By Red5 in forum English Idioms and Sayings
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-May-2007, 20:15
  4. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 19-Apr-2007, 17:39
  5. make one's bow
    By forch in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-Mar-2006, 12:55


Posting Permissions

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