Idiom: leave one’s mark
Idiom: leave one’s mark (on someone/something)
- to leave a lasting effect on something/someone
- to do something that is memorable
Note: This is also often used in the form of leave a mark on someone/something.
- I’m hoping to leave my mark on this school by creating a great drama department.
- Michael Jackson left his mark on the music world not just with his music but also with his innovative dances, choreography and videos.
- President Trump is leaving a devastating mark on the environment by pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement.
- Exactly what kind of mark are the Kardashian's leaving on this world?
- Serena William left her mark on tennis by wearing a black catsuit as new rules allow women to wear leggings and shorts at regular tournaments if they choose to.
- "Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark On Our Brains" by Susan Greenfield is a fascinating book.
- Manufacturing jobs left a lasting mark on West Virginia's economy not just because of job creation but because the quality of those jobs was significant.
- We're having a one-day conference at our school next week about how to leave your mark on the world.
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