Vejo essa expressão sendo bastante usada por nativos, então, segue a dica:
Expressão: To make much / a lot of
Significado: Importar-se com, Dar importância a
- I didn't think you'd make much of it
(Eu não pensei que você fosse se importar com isso; from Blue is the warmest color - The movie)
- Mr McCain will make much of his local-boy status, since Arizona touches all three states
- Right now, the students don't make a lot of it.
- Doubtless, the defense attorneys will make much of this fact at trial.