Definición 1: Mover hacía algo.
- He already made for home when you arrived.
- Make for those tables, they are coming to have lunch.
Definición 2: Contribuir, causar, liderar hacia algo.
- Both teams are really good, so it makes for a good football match.
- This screwdriver will make for a great gift for my father.
Definición: Convertir una cosa en otra.
- He made his old garage into an office.
- Lots of practice will make you into a fluent English speaker.
Definición: Gestionar, manejar, tratar.
- How did you make out on your math test?
- How is he making out with his recent divorce?
Make out with
Definición: Phrasal verb de uso coloquial que significa besarse y abrazarse (achucharse, etc…).
- I have seen you making out with Jennifer in the park!
- Baby, let´s make out!
Make out to be
Definición: Pretender, parecer.
- He made himself out to be a great musician.
- She made herself out to be a unforgetable date, but she completely failed.
Definición 1: Maquillarse.
- You need some make up if you want to be pretty.
- The actors make themselves up before going on stage.
Definición 2: Inventarse una historia.
- He made a story about how he traveled for free!
- None of this is true, your friend made the whole story for nothing, she´s a liar.
Definición 3: Ser amigable (o llevarse bien) con alguien.
- You should make up with my sister, if you want to be her friend.
- Ian and Marc made up and they are friends again.
Definición 4: Estar hecho de algo, componer algo.
- My father is made up of old fashioned values.
- The government was made up of all the regional managers.
Definición 5: Preparar algo para alguien.
- The bedroom is ready, I just have to make up the bed for you.
- Make yourself up, we´re leaving in ten minutes!
Make up for
Definición: Recompensar por algo, reemplazar..
- She spent three weeks with her family to make up her long time absence.
- I ruined your cup of wine, but I hope this bottle of red wine I bought you makes up for it.
Definición: Entender, encontrar una razón.
- I don´t know what to make of her behaviour.
- Can you make anything of the movie Interstellar? I don´t get it at all.
Definición: Tener prisa, escapar.
- The thieves had to make off in their truck when the police arrived.
- They had to make off under the house when they were found out by the FBI.