Make a good impression

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Definition

to make a good impression: to impress; to create a good feeling, to give people a good opinion
idiom
Susie made a very good impression on Bruno when they first met. He was talking about how great she is for days after.

to give somebody the wrong impression: to give somebody the wrong idea, the incorrect feeling, the mistaken view, the unsound belief
idiom

Examples

  • "You would have thought it would have taken more than simply changing - signs to + signs, but apparently this is all Leeson needed to do to give the impression of success for several months' worth of deals."
  • "She'll be there at the end of the day, around 6:00 pm. I suggest that you clean up your so-called 'love nest': champagne bottles, chocolates and mood music might give Miss Stake the wrong impression."

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