make do with

to get along with whatever is available

The recipe calls for exotic mushrooms, but well have to make do with ordinary ones.

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  • make free with — 1. To be familiar with or take liberties with 2. To help oneself liberally to • • • Main Entry: ↑free make free with see under ↑free • • • Main Entry: ↑make * * * treat without ceremony or proper respect …   Useful english dictionary

  • make away with — ► make away with 1) another way of saying make off with. 2) kill furtively and illicitly. Main Entry: ↑make …   English terms dictionary

  • make off with — ► make off with carry away illicitly. Main Entry: ↑make …   English terms dictionary

  • make free with — (something) to use something a lot, even when it does not belong to you. I won t have him in my house, making free with my whiskey …   New idioms dictionary

  • make acquainted with — index forewarn, notice (give formal warning) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make away with — index dispatch (put to death), distrain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make free with — index assume (seize) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make off with — index carry away, despoil, hijack, hold up (rob), loot, pilfer, poach Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • make up with — make peace with, forgive and forget …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make free with — ► make free with treat without ceremony or proper respect. Main Entry: ↑free …   English terms dictionary

  • make away with — 1 she decided to make away with him: KILL, murder, dispatch, eliminate; informal bump off, do away with, do in, do for, knock off, top, croak, stiff, blow away; N. Amer. informal ice, rub out, smoke, waste; poetic/lite …   Useful english dictionary

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