1.make a beeline for someone or something
to go directly to someone or something as soon as you arrive
I got to the party and made a beeline for Susan.
He made a beeline for the booth as soon as he arrived.
2.make a clean sweep
to get ride of everything or everyone to start a new life
I'm afraid we'll have to make a clean sweep and start over.
The police made a clean sweep of the area by arresting everyone.
3.make a comeback
to become successful again after having been away from the scene or society for a long time
The actress made a comeback in her latest movie.
You'll have to make a comeback and take over the company.
4.make a face
contort your face, make a strange expression often used with 'at someone'
She tasted the soup and made a face. It must have been awful.
Don't make a face at me! I know you're not happy.
5.make a fool out of someone
to trick someone and make them look bad
She made a fool out of him and then left him for another man.
I don't think you'll ever make a fool out of me.
6.make a fuss
to pay a lot of attention to someone or something
She made a fuss the last time we visited, so lets take a gift.
I'm afraid I make a bit of a fuss over my plants in the garden.
7.make a go of it
to become successful, have success in business
It took us a few years to make a go of it, but everything's fine now.
Bob made a go of it as an opera singer in Europe.
8.make a killing
to earn a lot of money
Peter has been making a killing as a hedge fund manager.
They made a killing in real estate and retired.
9.make a living
to earn money in a profession or trade
He makes a living selling insurance to the elderly.
Can you make a good living by teaching?
10.make a name for oneself
to become famous
Jennifer made a name for herself as an actress on Broadway.
One day you'll got out into the world and make a name for yourself.
11.make a point
to make something understood to others
I'm trying to make a point about your lack of effort.
The presentation made the point that you need to start saving early in life.
12.make a run for it
to try to escape from a bad situation, or just from the rain or something equally unpleasant
Let's make a run for those trees over there. They should keep us dry.
The bank robbers made a run for it, but the police caught them within two hours.
13.make a scene
to become very upset and vocal so that others notice you
The little girl made a scene every time her mother didn't immediately buy her what she wanted.
Don't make a scene about this. Let's go home and talk about it.
14.make a stink
to complain loudly about something