make someone

make someone

tv. to identify someone. The cop stared at Bart and tried to make him, but failed to identify him and let him go.
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Researchers at Stanford University have claimed that making someone smile is as good for the giver as it is for the receiver and if one sets out to make someone happy, instead of just smile, then they will probably fail, ABC News reported.
So, even if high-glycemic foods make someone hungrier, the rest of the meal will usually contain a variety of foods that will soften the effect.