Make my day!

make (one's) day

To cause one to feel very happy; to be a very positive highlight of one's day. When my neighbors surprised me with homemade chocolate chip cookies, it really made my day. Getting compliments at work always makes my day!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Make my day!

Inf. Go ahead, do what you are going to do, and I will be very happy to do what I have to do! (A catchphrase from a movie scene of a police officer who has a gun pointed at a criminal. The police officer wants the criminal to do something that will justify pulling the trigger, which the police officer will do with pleasure. Used in real life in any context, and especially in sarcasm.) Move a muscle! Go for your gun! Go ahead, make my day! Make my day. Just try it.
See also: make
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Make my day!

exclam. Go ahead, do what you are going to do, and I will be very happy to do what I have to do! (A cliché said typically by a movie police officer who has a gun pointed at a criminal. The police officer wants the criminal to do something that will justify pulling the trigger, which the police officer will do with pleasure. Used in real life in any context, and especially in sarcasm.) Move a muscle! Go for your gun! Go ahead, make my day!
See also: make
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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