Making a monkey of myself


Today is a good day. Finally the sun is shining again AND my fundraiser needs more attention (and funds) and so I am going to make a monkey of myself, quite literally.


I am literally making a monkey of myself

make a fool of

(redirected from make a monkey of someone)

make a fool (out) of someone

 and make a monkey (out) of someone

to make someone look foolish. John made a monkey out of himself while trying to make a fool out of Jim. John made a fool out ofhimself at the party. Are you trying to make a monkey out of me?
See also:fool, make, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

make a fool of

Also,make an ass or monkey out of . Cause someone or oneself to look foolish or stupid. For example,John doesn’t mind making afool of himself at parties, or They made an ass of me by giving me the wrong instructions, or Just watch him make a monkey out ofthis amateur chess player. The use of foolandassdate from the early 1600s; the latter is sometimes put more rudely as make ahorse’s ass of, alluding to a horse’s behind. The use of monkeydates from about 1900.
See also:fool, make, of
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
And this is all for The Monkey Farm and the fundraiser!
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I am going to raise awareness of my fundraiser and The Monkey Farm while I’m walking around the City in a monkeysuit! Want to know how people reacted? And how I felt?
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  • Jessica Lokker

    Je gaat het wel laten filmen hè! 😀 Ben zo benieuwd!