make a leg

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make a leg

obsolete To make a show of obeisance or fealty by bowing deeply (drawing one's right leg back in the process). As I began extinguishing the lamps for the night, a small wiry man appeared before me, wearing a comically oversized suit and making a leg in a most melodramatic fashion.
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Not only was the collaboration big news on the fashion calendar, but this particular piece is refreshingly colourful and the short length and umbrella skirt cinches in the waist and makes legs appear longer and thinner.
This broadening of the trunk makes legs appear too short for the body.
90, a kind of body lotion cum cover- up cum colour-enhancing leg make-up that evens out and makes legs look more presentable.
Bright colours and loud patterns will magnify gut-buckets and the style makes legs stumpy.
Ankle straps or detail makes legs look chunky and shorter.
And apply body bronzer wherever the sun normally hits on cheeks, chest and shins, a red-carpet trick that makes legs look longer.
Not only will a bit of shimmer set off shins, it also makes legs look slimmer.
This incredibly light and discreet range of hosiery makes legs look immediately sun kissed smooth and blemish free in three natural shades of nude, dark and natural tan as well as black.