Make me sad

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Definition

(Your story) makes me sad: (Your story) saddens me, causes me to feel sad
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The construction 'make + object + adjective' is used to express that something is 'causing' or 'eliciting' a reaction, or giving rise to a particular sentiment.

I love this song, but it always makes me sad: it reminds me of my ex-wife.

Examples

  • "On the other hand it makes me sad that I can't give you the response you might expect."

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