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Meaning of the phrase "make people's day"



 
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Meaning of the phrase "make people's day" #1 (permalink) Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:57 am   Meaning of the phrase "make people's day"
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Expressions with make", question 4

You can make people's day just by telling them how important they are to you.

(a) displease people
(b) resent people
(c) give people great pleasure
(d) antipathize people

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Expressions with make", answer 4

You can give people great pleasure just by telling them how important they are to you.

Correct answer: (c) give people great pleasure
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Meaning of Phrase make people's day

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Meaning of the phrase "make people's day" #2 (permalink) Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:22 am   Meaning of the phrase "make people's day"
 

Hi,

The expression 'make someone's day' means make someone very happy or give them great pleasure.

Mary made his day when she agreed to let him take her out for a meal.

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