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make the most of it

make the most of it

Date: Sep 12 2019

Themes: Celebrity, Sports

引語

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“God gives gifts to everyone. Some can write, some can dance. He gave me the skill to play football, and I am making the most of it.”

Athele Ronaldinho, talking about why he plays soccer (Quote Everyday)

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

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do the best you can with what you have

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

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When something goes wrong in your life, what do you do? Do you get in bed, put a pillow over your head, and cry? Or do you think about how you can solve your problem? There’s a popular American expression about having a good attitude: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” It means that you need to look at a bad situation and come up with a plan for making it good. You need to make the most of it.

It’s easy to make the most of something if you choose to do so. Sure, it’s sad if the girl you like has a new boyfriend, but you can make the most of it by finding ways to meet someone else. It’s a bummer when you don’t get the job you want, but if you make the most of it, you can choose to see it as an opportunity to find a better job. It’s true that deciding to make the most of it can be really difficult sometimes, but the more you practice, the better you will become at it.

Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho is a skilled and talented soccer player, and he’s making the most of it. He may not be a famous writer or dancer, but he’s a strong athlete, and he’s choosing to put everything he can into being successful.

Think about the last time something went wrong. Did you make the most of it?

範例

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“Since it’s raining today, let’s make the most of it and watch a good movie.”

“We’re only in Paris one day, so let’s make the most of it and see everything we can.”

“This restaurant is too busy. Let’s make the most of it and try that new one down the street.”

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

GWTA Make the best of something
作者 GWTASuper Member!
Jhon Smith utilizing the talent given by God
作者 Jhon Smith
to make the most of it means To the the most advantages from a takent
作者 Valentina Monaco
using it the best way
作者 La Princesse de la vie
Manu4 To get great advantage or benefit from something
作者 Manu4
a2020 Take advantage of it.
作者 a2020
Crizsearch it means be the best he can be
作者 Crizsearch

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Benson1022

Haiti

It’s Just to use what you have as skill to achieve your dream or to succes on life.It can mean enjoy the persons you have in your life as friends,lovers etc.

03:05 AM Sep 15 2019 |

Sergijko

Sergijko

Ukraine

When I was a teenager I liked black haired girls. They seemed to me very attractive. But I couldn’t fall in love with them. I had short relationships with those girls. Now I’m in love with girl, who I studied with me in the same univerity, in the same group and speciality.


She is kind od blonde. Thereby I made the most of it.

09:19 AM May 30 2015 |

Shoba

Shoba

Sri Lanka


Hi dear Tar1ta,


My friends and I had a good laugh when we read your joke. Even though it seems like “just a joke”, I suspect there’s some amount of truth in it. 


Thanks for sharing. 



12:54 PM Feb 07 2015 |

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yuminaga

yuminagaSuper Member!

China

Making the most of it ,fighting tooth and nails ,tough at nails.thats really what I  always do ,iI dont rememeber what the last time is because I  dont want remember ,life is short ,its anyone’s guess what is going to happen next time second,might be someone does but I cant ,its ok ,Im so ready to deal with whatever will happen in my life .just put everything I can into being succussful .no matter what the result is,if  i can make sure its done ,ok,mave on .I do like the saying “whats done is done “


10:26 PM Feb 06 2015 |

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 julito

julito

Argentina

@Tarita.. you nailed it . When we squeeze a lemon we should try to make the most of it if we want lemon juice :))))

06:22 PM Feb 06 2015 |

tar1ta

tar1ta

Antarctica

@ ar2011, There is a joke: “Didn’t have Internet on my phone for the past few hours. Finally graduated, got married, lost some weight, read 15 books and showered.”


As for me, I make the most of the situation to make the most of it, but perfection is unachievable.


By the way, does “to make the most of it” mean “to use something to the best advantage”? )  (My dictionary didn’t help me again.)

05:28 PM Feb 06 2015 |

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Crizsearch

Crizsearch

Indonesia

Too bad, I can’t see who is the winner hemmmm

02:08 PM Feb 06 2015 |

ar2011

ar2011

Brazil

Its not one of the easiest things in the world making the most of it, but ive tried many times..
weeks ago i lost my internet connection for weeks. I was very bored without internet, so i made the most of it and found other things to keep me distracted like reading books n going to see some places.

11:08 PM Feb 05 2015 |

ar2011

ar2011

Brazil

Its not one of the easiest things in the world making the most of it, but ive tried many times..
weeks ago i lost my internet connection for weeks. I was very bored without internet, so i made the most of it and found other things to keep me distracted like readind books n going to see some places.

11:07 PM Feb 05 2015 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

a2020 Hello. I have just bought a Gigaset cordless phone , later i found out that the same phone was cheaper at another electronic dealer.   I don`t say that i was ripped off  but next time i will make sure  to compare prices in advance so as not regret later.

07:10 PM Feb 05 2015 |

ScienceBoy

ScienceBoy

Turkey

I was with my friends at the weekend. It was a friends reunion and we were planning to see new places together but the weather didn’t allow us to fulfill what we had on our minds. But we made the most of it. We couldn’t visit places we wanted but we stayed at home played games and watched movies and it was awesome as the important thing was to be together again and spend some time together.

04:49 PM Feb 05 2015 |

imtiaz433

imtiaz433

Pakistan

Yeah i agree with the concept of lesson but it’s not easy sometimes to make most out of a situation. sometimes mind just stops and there is nothing to think about anymore. I had a bad situation few months ago. believe me it was really like hell and i couldn’t make most out of it.. Life sucks..:P

03:52 PM Feb 05 2015 |

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R_P

R_P

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Most of us when we go to bed at nights, try to review our daily works, we may think about ...


1. what we have done,


2.what we needed to do but did postpone that


3. and what we were going to do, but due to some situations we couldnt  , so we decided to make the most of it to do another thing instead .


For me the 3rd one is more pleasant and joyful since i know i didnt waste my day.


In general, for me..


When some thing which i got used to it goes wrong, isnt that easy to make the most of it ,but i guess i tried my best to overcome that bad situation ,ofcourse just by helping the time!

01:40 PM Feb 05 2015 |

Shoba

Shoba

Sri Lanka



Hi dear Julito,


I like your witty remark about making the most of your fire damaged jeans by making it less. 


Take care. 



12:44 PM Feb 05 2015 |

Esmat

Esmat

Sweden

Thanks you have written good points how to  be successfull person. Everyone must knows their #secret talent. 

12:09 PM Feb 05 2015 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

@Shoba, Hi…...   Same thing happened to me ,only that the culprit ,instead of a nail was fire. My Levis `s botton part was damaged , i was distressed becaused it was a new one  and it had cost me 35 dollars, then what ?? i did what you have done, now i have  a  shorter  version of levis  .   As you, instead of whining all along , i did the most of it , or better, the less of it.. jejejejje 

11:26 AM Feb 05 2015 |

Ditti

Ditti

Hungary

It’s a good topic because it happens to every people I think. Just some of them feel sorry for themselves and others try to do something against it. But it’s true that sometimes have to be very strong do something instead of regreting.


Ususally I fell sorry for myself a while after then I try to do a thing that I postponed many days or week, and I feel better immedietaly ! :)


And there is antoher good method to make the most of it. Try to smiling even if you have a bad mood and sooner or later your smiling will be true !


Anyway you can’t appreciate the good days if you don’t have some bad days ! :)

11:16 AM Feb 05 2015 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

Since i have working flexible hours  many times i have  spare time , and  to make the most of it  i engage myself  in  the EB`s chat room. I couldn`t have made a better choice ,even early on in my youth i have had a strong attraction to the english idiom , i can not regularly pay for a private tutor , then  the chat room  fits in perfectly  to study  english and as a bonus to meet ” chatters” around the world . :))))

11:14 AM Feb 05 2015 |

asma_2015

asma_2015

Egypt

always be grateful to allah when you get up everyday and see that you are alive make_the_most_of_it

10:56 AM Feb 05 2015 |

Shoba

Shoba

Sri Lanka



I was really upset when I ripped the bottom of my pant leg on a nail.


Since it was a new pair I decided to make the most of it by turning it into long shorts. 


But I doubt if making the most of every bad situation in life could be as easy as this. 



09:05 AM Feb 05 2015 |

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