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make with the (something)
To produce or deliver something right then and there. Said especially in a threatening manner when someone is trying to withhold something. I've got your money, now make with the dope! Make with the names, or I'll knock your teeth out.
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make something with something
to make something out of something. I will make the cake with margarine rather than butter. Can you make our coffee with spring water, please?
make with something
Sl. to deliver something. Come on, make with the stuff you promised! Make with the information, Max, or you will stay in jail even longer! Come on, make with the cash. I want to know. Come on, make with the answers!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Use, concern oneself with, as in Why are you making with that strange outfit? or Let's go-make with the feet! This expression is a translation of the Yiddish mach mit. [Slang; first half of 1900s]
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.
To put forth something; produce something: Our teacher is always making with the jokes.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.