make the scene


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make the scene

1. To appear somewhere, as at an event; to attend. I'm working late, but if I can make the scene, I definitely will.
2. To correctly analyze or appraise a situation. The detective could make the scene almost as soon as he walked in the room—it was spooky how good he was.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

make the scene

 
1. S/. to attend an event. We plan to make the scene, but we may be a bit late. I hope everybody can make the scene.
2. Sl. to understand a situation; to appreciate the situation. I can't quite make the scene, but it looks like Willie punched the guy over here. Then he moved to the window over here, and that's when the woman across the street saw him. I can make the scene. It's just like you said, except Willie came in and found the guy laid out on the floor.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

make the scene

Put in an appearance, take part in an event, as in I'll miss most of the party, but I hope to make the scene before midnight. This expression employs scene in the sense of "a place where an action occurs." [Slang; mid-1900s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

make the scene

1. tv. to attend an event. (see also scene.) I hope everybody can make the scene.
2. tv. to understand a situation; to appreciate the situation. (see also make.) I can’t quite make the scene, but it looks like Sam punched the guy over here. Then he moved to the window over here, and that’s when the old dame across the street saw him.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

make the scene

Slang
1. To put in an appearance: made the scene at the party.
2. To participate in a specified activity: made the drug scene.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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