make\ the\ difference


make\ the\ difference
• make a difference
• make the difference
v. phr.
To change the nature of something or a situation; be important; matter.

John's good score on the test made the difference between his passing or failing the course.

It doesn't make a bit of difference if you are late to my party. I just want you to come.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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