make a bed


make a bed
prepare a bed for use, arrange the sheets and blankets on a bed

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • make a bed — To tidy and put in order the bedclothes on a bed • • • Main Entry: ↑bed * * * make a bed phrase to arrange the covers on a bed so that they are tidy Remember to make your bed before you leave for school. Thesaurus: to make things cleaner or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make the bed — arrange the sheets and blankets on a bed    Please make the bed before you eat breakfast …   English idioms

  • make a bed — to arrange the covers on a bed so that they are tidy Remember to make your bed before you leave for school …   English dictionary

  • make the bed — make (up) the bed to smooth and arrange the covers on a bed so it is ready for someone to sleep in. It took me the whole morning to make the beds and do the wash …   New idioms dictionary

  • make the bed — verb To arrange the sheets of a bed in a neat way …   Wiktionary

  • make the bed — arrange the bed, arrange the sheets …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make a bed — idi to fit a bed with sheets and blankets …   From formal English to slang

  • make your bed and lie in it — ◇ Expressions like you ve made your bed, and now you must lie in it mean that you have done something that causes problems and now you must accept and deal with those problems. There s nothing we can do to help her. She s made her bed and has to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make the (bed) springs creak —    to copulate    The usual bed2 imagery. The springs may also squeak under the same provocation:     We ve been married a long time and made the springs creak times without number. (Fraser, 1971)     It would improve everyone present if the… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • To make a bed — Bed Bed, n. [AS. bed, bedd; akin to OS. bed, D. bed, bedde, Icel. be?r, Dan. bed, Sw. b[ a]dd, Goth. badi, OHG. betti, G. bett, bette, bed, beet a plat of ground; all of uncertain origin.] 1. An article of furniture to sleep or take rest in or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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