Made a laughingstock - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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make (someone, something, or oneself) a laughingstock
To subject someone or something to a mockery or ridicule; to make fun of someone or something. The president's decision to appoint TV personalities as her advisors has made our country a laughingstock of our country in front of the entire world. I felt I was making myself a laughingstock wearing such a silly costume in broad daylight.
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De La Salle University made a laughingstock
out of Ateneo with a 98-66 beatdown, in the 2016 Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup Sunday at San Juan Arena.
The president of Stanford University has made a laughingstock
of the university because of his superficial and stylish resistance to acknowledging that they had their hand in the federal cookie jar.