make a noise about something

make a noise about something
make a noise about (something) to complain a lot about something.

If you don't make a noise about things, nothing gets changed.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • make a noise (about something) — make a ˈnoise (about sth) idiom (informal) to complain loudly Main entry: ↑noiseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a noise about — (something) to complain a lot about something. If you don t make a noise about things, nothing gets changed …   New idioms dictionary

  • noise — noise1 W2S2 [nɔız] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: quarreling, noise , from Latin nausea; NAUSEA] 1.) [U and C] a sound, especially one that is loud, unpleasant, or frightening = ↑sound ▪ What s that noise? noise of …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • noise — 1 /nOIz/ noun 1 SOUND (C, U) sound, especially a loud or unpleasant sound: the noise of the traffic | a loud cracking noise | make (a) noise: Try not to make a noise when you go upstairs. | Stop making so much noise. 2 make polite/encouraging etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • noise — [ nɔız ] noun *** uncount a loud or unpleasant sound: The noise from the machines is deafening. make a noise: Please will you stop making so much noise! too much noise: The neighbors said that we were making too much noise. a. count a sound: The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • make noises — 1 : to talk about something in usually an indirect way usually + about She started making noises about running for office. [=she started saying things that showed she was thinking about running for office] Her parents are making noises about… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bang about — v. make much noise about something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make — 1 verb past tense and past participle made, PRODUCE STH 1 (T) to produce something by working: I m going to make a cake for Sam s birthday. | Did you make that dress yourself? | a car made in Japan | They re making a documentary about the Civil… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • make — make1 [ meık ] (past tense and past participle made [ meıd ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create/produce something ▸ 2 do/say something ▸ 3 cause something to happen ▸ 4 force someone to do something ▸ 5 arrange something ▸ 6 earn/get money ▸ 7 give a total ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • make — I UK [meɪk] / US verb Word forms make : present tense I/you/we/they make he/she/it makes present participle making past tense made UK [meɪd] / US past participle made *** Get it right: make: When make means to cause or force someone to do… …   English dictionary

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