what someone is made of

what someone is made of
informal
what someone can achieve or what they are really like

Let's see what you're really made of.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • what someone is made of — informal phrase what someone can achieve or what they are really like Let’s see what you’re really made of. Thesaurus: general words for a person s charactersynonym skill, talent and abilitysynonym parts of a person s character …   Useful english dictionary

  • see what someone is made of — see what (someone) is made of show (someone) what (you) are made of to prove how strong or clever or brave you are. Tomorrow it s the twelve mile run. Then we ll see what you re made of …   New idioms dictionary

  • see what someone is (really) made of — phrase to find out how good or strong someone really is Go out there and let them see what you’re really made of! Thesaurus: to test something or someonesynonym Main entry: see …   Useful english dictionary

  • show (someone) what (you) are made of — to prove how strong or clever or brave you are. Next week s race will give her a chance to show what she s really made of …   New idioms dictionary

  • made — made1 [ meıd ] adjective AMERICAN INFORMAL accepted as a member in a criminal organization: I wouldn t want to get on his bad side he s a made man, you know. be made for each other INFORMAL if two people are made for each other, they are perfect… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • made — I UK [meɪd] / US adjective be made (for life) informal to have so much money that you will never need to work again When they sell those shares, they ll be made for life. have (got) it made spoken to be in a very good situation You kids have it… …   English dictionary

  • made — [meıd] v 1.) the past tense and past participle of ↑make 2.) factory made/German made/homemade etc made in a factory, in Germany, at home etc ▪ sales of Japanese made cars 3.) have (got) it made informal to have everything that you need for… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • what — 1 predeterminer, determiner, pronoun 1 used when asking questions about a thing or person, or a kind of thing or person that you do not know anything about: What are you doing? | What colour is the new carpet? | “What do you do?” “I m a teacher.” …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • what's that got to do with the price of eggs ? — • a reply given when someone has made an irrelevant statement in regards to the currently discussed subject …   Londonisms dictionary

  • what — W1S1 [wɔt US wa:t, wʌt] pron, determiner, predeterminer [: Old English; Origin: hwAt] 1.) used to ask for information or for someone s opinion ▪ What are you doing? ▪ What subjects did you enjoy most? ▪ What colour is the new carpet? ▪ What s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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