Idiom: make one’s mark
— I plan to make my mark by writing the next great American novel.
— He made his mark in the business world but then switched to philanthropy after he amassed a fortune.
— Same-sex couple Pete and Chasten Buttigieg are making their mark in US politics.
— Salvador Fernandez was a Cuban refugee who made his mark as a physicist and inventor.
— Gymnast Nadia Comaneci made her mark in the sport scoring the first perfect 10 at the 1976 Olympic Games.
— My daughter wants to make her mark in medicine, finding a cure for cancer.
— My parents made their mark in our town by opening the first Health food COOP.
— The students from Parkland High School are making their mark fighting for gun control laws against the powerful gun lobby and conservative media pundits.
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