Phrasal verbs: To Make

To make for (somewhere) (tr.): Ir en esa dirección

  • When I saw the dogs I made for the exit

To make off (intr.): Largarse (ladrones con algo) (Inglés americano)

  • The thieves made off with a big loot before the police arrived

To make out (something): Comprender la causa por la que algo ha ocurrido

  • I cannot make out how this microwave got on fire

To make out: Ver / oír algo / a alguien con dificultad

  • This classroom is very noisy. I cannot make out what the teacher says

To make up (something): Inventarse una historia o una excusa

  • The detainee made up a ridiculous story to justify himself

To make up (something): Componer, formar parte

  • A watch is made up of hundreds of pieces

To make up one's mind: Tomar una decisión

  • I don't know what to do: I haven't made up my mind yet

To make up (a quarrel): Finalizar una disputa

  • You should make up that dispute with your brother

To make up (the face): Maquillarse (Inglés americano)

  • You don't need to make up your face; you look wonderful
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