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?
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.
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.
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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