be\ the\ making\ of
- v. phr.To account for the success of someone or something.
The strict discipline that we had to undergo in graduate school was the making of many a successful professor.
The relatively low cost and high gas mileage are the making of Chevrolet's Geo Metro cars.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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