Usually people say "make something difficult". But, like how you can both say "turn the light off" and "turn off the light", can you also say "make difficult something"?
For example, apparently
She made clear that our happiness was important to her into the bargain
is wrong and should be, 'she made it clear that...'
A small amount of toxin in the drug makes difficult the decision to use it on weaker patients
I am a little confused as to whether the object of the verb can move freely between the verb and the objective complement like it does in phrasal verbs, or whether that depends on what the object is or how what form it is in.