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As you make your bed, so you must lie on it you must put up with a situation for which you are responsible. The saying is recorded in English from the late 16th century; a similar saying in late 15th-century French is, ‘as one makes one's bed, so one finds it.’

make hay while the sun shines one should take advantage of favourable circumstances which may not last; proverbial saying, mid 16th century.

make someone's day often used ironically as a warning that an action will give pleasure to someone hostile, as in ‘Go ahead, make my day’, spoken in Sudden Impact (1983 film) by Clint Eastwood.


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