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    Exclamation tell me the phrase's meaning

    my teacher asked me to explain this phrase : "make a wind". Can you tell me how to use it. Thank you so much.


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    #2

    Re: tell me the phrase's meaning

    Hello.

    Is the phrase you're asking about really "make a wind"?


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    #3

    Re: tell me the phrase's meaning

    I smell a rat: ?break wind?

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    #4

    Re: tell me the phrase's meaning

    I’m not a teacher.

    Hi nghanh89,

    The phrase in question is a common colloquial praise in my native language:

    make a wind = fawn on someone, butter up someone

    Regards,

    V.

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