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Make my day !


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Choose the correct definition a, b or c.

a) Please help me

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b) I’m thrilled

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To make somebody’s day means you did something that made somebody very happy. The phrase was popularised by Clint Eastwood in the movie « Sudden Impact » (1983).

French translation

fais-moi plaisir

How NOT to translate : *fais ma journée

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Examples in context

Tongue-in-cheek Tesco drinks complaint goes viral

A disgruntled shopper’s complaint to Tesco has gone viral after he posted a message on their Facebook page. Jonny Spencer, 25, posted a tongue-in-cheek rant to the page after he paid £2.58 for an offer that he believe was supposed to cost £2 at a store in Scissett, West Yorkshire. He began the post with : "Now here is my problem Tesco, you cheeky little trickster heartbreakers. I roll up at the counter looking extra-fly, club card waiting to be swiped, pretty much ready for your cashier to make my day." ’

The Telegraph, 18 August 2015

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Appeal to find missing Harris hawk

She said : “It would make my day to have him back. He might be a bird of prey but he is very very much-loved and he means everything to me. It is truly a heartbreaking time.”

A reward is being made available for information that leads to his safe return.’

The Skegness Standard, 21 August 2015

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Everyday usage

I am so impressed and happy, you made my day !

The pictures are enough to make my day.

c) Will you marry me ?

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