make do with


make do with
to get along with whatever is available

The recipe calls for exotic mushrooms, but well have to make do with ordinary ones.

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  • make away with — ► make away with 1) another way of saying make off with. 2) kill furtively and illicitly. Main Entry: ↑make …   English terms dictionary

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  • make free with — (something) to use something a lot, even when it does not belong to you. I won t have him in my house, making free with my whiskey …   New idioms dictionary

  • make acquainted with — index forewarn, notice (give formal warning) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make away with — index dispatch (put to death), distrain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make free with — index assume (seize) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make off with — index carry away, despoil, hijack, hold up (rob), loot, pilfer, poach Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • make up with — make peace with, forgive and forget …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make free with — ► make free with treat without ceremony or proper respect. Main Entry: ↑free …   English terms dictionary

  • make away with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms make away with : present tense I/you/we/they make away with he/she/it makes away with present participle making away with past tense made away with past participle made away with make away with something to… …   English dictionary

  • make off with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms make off with : present tense I/you/we/they make off with he/she/it makes off with present participle making with past tense made off with past participle made off with make off with something to escape with… …   English dictionary


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