#EngVocab: phrasal verbs with “make”

  1. Make after: mengejar. “The police made after the stolen car.”
  2. Make away with: mencuri. “The thieves made away with the piano.”
  3. Make do with: terpaksa menerima. “There’s no coffee, so we’ll have to make do with tea.”
  4. Make for: berhasil. “We made for home when it started raining.”
  5. Make into: berubah menjadi. “Many office buildings have been made into flats in recent years.”
  6. Make it up: menebusnya. “I’m sorry I couldn’t come yesterday. I’ll make it up to you.”
  7. Make of: pendapat. “What do you make of his new girlfriend?”
  8. Make off: melarikan diri. “They made off when they heard someone knocked the door.”
  9. Make off with: mencuri. “Thieves made off with over a hundred million rupiah in the robbery.”
  10. Make out: berpura-pura. “He made out that he was ill so he didn’t have to go to school.”
  11. Make  out: perkembangan. “How is your daughter making out at the new school?”
  12. Make out: mendengar/melihat. “Can you make out what she’s saying?”
  13. Make out: memahami. “He’s so weird. I can’t make him out.”
  14. Make out: bermesraan. “They were making out at the party last night.”
  15. Makeover: ganti penampilan. “The beautician gave her a makeover before the party.”
  16. Make up: berbaikan. “We are always arguing, but we make up again very quickly.”
  17. Make up: berdandan. “She never forgets to put make up on her face before she goes out.”
  18. Make up: membuat-buat. “They made up an excuse for being late.”

Compiled by @Patipatigulipat at @Englishtips4U on May 11, 2012

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