Middle aged woman, typically blonde, makes solutions to others' problems an inconvenience to her although she isn't even remotely affected.

Karen sues the local city council after they installed a new STOP sign that hides the sun from her window for two minutes a day. The sign was installed after a school boy on his bicycle was hit by a speeding driver and died.


I'm having trouble in understanding "makes". I'd like to know what "makes" means in that context.

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AHD "make"

The sense is any of these:

  1. a. To draw a conclusion as to the significance or nature of: don't know what to make of the decision.
    b. To calculate as being; estimate: I make the height 20 feet.
    c. To consider as being: wasn't the problem some people made it.

So, in that context, is means that the typical woman spoken of sees the solution of the problem of the intersection being dangerous as a personal inconvenience to her.

(Apart from that, that Urban Dictionary definition is a malign flaunting of stereotypes.)

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