make mine (something)

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make mine (something)

Make my order the thing that I specify. A: "I'd like a scotch on the rocks, please." B: "Make mine a double." A: "I think I'll have the ribeye steak." B: "Make mine the chef's special, please."
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Make mine something.

I wish to have the thing named. (The something can be a particular food or drink, a flavor of a food, a size of a garment, or a type of almost anything. Most typically used for food or drink.) Bill: I want some pie. Yes, I'd like apple. Tom: Make mine cherry. Waiter: Would you care for some dessert? The ice cream is homemade. Tom: Yes, indeed. Make mine chocolate.
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References in classic literature ?
It would be better, I dare say, for you to make your approach, as I made mine, through my childhood.
“Daughter, the Great Spirit made your father with a white skin, and he made mine with a red; but he colored both their hearts with blood.
"I wonder whether it would cure you of your unhappy attachment to me, if I made mine?"
"May He make your heart as glad as you have made mine!" She turned away, still mumbling blessings, and Alleyne saw her short figure and her long shadow stumbling slowly up the slope.
I mentioned to you, when I made your acquaintance, or I might better say when you made mine, that Mrs Boffin's inclinations was setting in the way of Fashion, but that I didn't know how fashionable we might or might not grow.
His wit,--if it cannot be made mine, it is not wit.
I will warn you that they're the same color, and the raised "L" and "R" disappeared when I made mine, but it's not hard to figure out which side is which.
I made mine, I'm happy with what I did and I'm just living life one day at a time.
"I made mine after playing for 15 years and having been at the club for 18 years to go to Newcastle.
I made mine done some years ago, after a wealthy friend, a musician of international repute, died intestate, and the Government snaffled his entire estate.
"Life is about choices," she tells the manipulating businessman, "and I've made mine."
He told Sky Sports 2: "After the start we got - the guys up front were outstanding - it made mine and the other guys' job a lot easier.
I've made mine a bit smaller than it was before, because people nowadays don't like leftovers, says the 26-year-old Mercado.
"I have to give full credit to the players who have made mine, Matt Gardiner and John Snape's jobs very difficult in picking the squad."