make\ over

v
1. To change by law something from one owner to another owner; change the name on the title (lawful paper) from one owner to another.

Mr. Brown made over the title to the car to Mr. Jones.

2. To make something look different; change the style of.

He asked the tailor to make over his pants. the tailor cut off the cuffs and put a belt across the back.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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