make free with

make free with
make free with
1. To be familiar with or take liberties with
2. To help oneself liberally to
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Main Entry:free
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make free with see under ↑free
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Main Entry:make

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treat without ceremony or proper respect

he'll have something to say about your making free with his belongings


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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

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

  • make free with — {v.} 1. To take or use (things) without asking. * /Bob makes free with his roommate s clothes./ * /A student should not make free with his teacher s first name./ 2. To act toward (someone) in a rude or impolite way. * /The girls don t like Ted… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make free with — {v.} 1. To take or use (things) without asking. * /Bob makes free with his roommate s clothes./ * /A student should not make free with his teacher s first name./ 2. To act toward (someone) in a rude or impolite way. * /The girls don t like Ted… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ free\ with — v 1. To take or use (things) without asking. Bob makes free with his roommate s clothes. A student should not make free with his teacher s first name. 2. To act toward (someone) in a rude or impolite way. The girls don t like Ted because he makes …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make free with something — british phrase to use something that does not belong to you as though it does belong to you Don’t you think the owner will have something to say about your making free with his belongings? Thesaurus: to borrow somethingsynonym to use something,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make free with something — 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

  • To make free with — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To make free with — Free Free (fr[=e]), a. [Compar. {Freer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Freest} ( [e^]st).] [OE. fre, freo, AS. fre[ o], fr[=i]; akin to D. vrij, OS. & OHG. fr[=i], G. frei, Icel. fr[=i], Sw. & Dan. fri, Goth. freis, and also to Skr. prija beloved, dear, fr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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