make the most of something

make the most of something
make the most of (something) to take full advantage of something because it may not last long.

Make the most of the good weather because rain is forecast for tomorrow.

There'll be a lot of travelling involved in my new job and I plan to make the most of it.


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  • make the most of something — make the ˈmost of sth/sb/yourself idiom to gain as much advantage, enjoyment, etc. as you can from sb/sth • It s my first trip abroad so I m going to make the most of it. • She doesn t know how to make the most of herself (= make herself appear… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make the most of — (something) to take full advantage of something because it may not last long. Make the most of the good weather because rain is forecast for tomorrow. There ll be a lot of travelling involved in my new job and I plan to make the most of it …   New idioms dictionary

  • make the most of — phrasal : to show or use to the best advantage wanted to make the most of his first vacation in three years * * * make the most of To use to the best advantage • • • Main Entry: ↑make make the most of see under ↑make1 • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • make the most of — verb Realise the maximal value, worth, or potential of something; derive as much benefit or profit from something as is possible. Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you …   Wiktionary

  • Empty vessels make the most noise. — Empty vessels make (the) most noise/sound. something that you say which means that people who talk a lot and frequently express their opinions are often stupid. David talks as if he s an expert on everything, but empty vessels make most noise …   New idioms dictionary

  • Empty vessels make the most sound. — Empty vessels make (the) most noise/sound. something that you say which means that people who talk a lot and frequently express their opinions are often stupid. David talks as if he s an expert on everything, but empty vessels make most noise …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Most Toys — Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Data, compelled by Fajo to sit on display. Episo …   Wikipedia

  • the most — something of the greatest importance, strength, value, etc. The most I can give you is $10. [=I can give you $10, but I can t give you more than $10] Is that the most you can do? You ll need to make wise investments if you want get the most …   Useful english dictionary

  • most — (adj.) O.E. mast greatest number, amount, extent, earlier mæst, from P.Gmc. *maistaz (Cf. O.S. mest, O.Fris. mast, O.N. mestr, Du. meest, Ger. meist, Goth. maists most ), superlative form of P.Gmc. *maiz, root of O.E. ma, mara (see …   Etymology dictionary

  • blow the lid off something — blow the lid off (something) to make public something that was previously not known or was hidden. He blew the lid off modern photography by publishing gritty, realistic pictures at a time when most photos showed a clean, happy world. Usage notes …   New idioms dictionary

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