Plus, I like to check the quality of a book before I buy..make sure the glue is adequate and the cover isn't pulling away from the binding, check to make sure I am getting a 1st edition, etc.
I crossed the road of many Saakachvili's .. in their thirties or fourties, US-trained, long-teethed wolves fascinated by politics to make a carrier, ready to «make History» as long as History is flexible and obedient.
Climate change, he indicated, will make scarce resources, clean water, viable agricultural land even scarcerand this will make the emergence of violent conflict more rather than less likely.
"I'd make everybody on the division wish their own name was Toddles before I was through with them, and I'd _make_ a job for myself."
We ask you, then, to remember that our growth -- and your opportunities -- depend not only upon the friends we make, but _the enemies we do not make_.
NOTE. — _fy_, meaning to make, is found as a suffix in derivatives too numerous to mention; as, purify (to _make pure_), rarefy (to _make rare_), classify (to _make_ or put into a _class_), etc.
"Fine feathers make fine birds," the old proverb tells us; but no amount of fine dressing will ever _make_ a lady.
It was as if a little mechanical toy should be contrived to make the motion of striking, and brilliantly _make_ it.