Phrasal verbs are ‘multi-word verbs’ in which one word is a verb while the other may be a preposition or adverb. And, today in this lesson, we are going to see 10 phrasal verbs starting with the verb MAKE. Make sure to learn to improve your English Speaking.
Phrasal verbs with Make
Given below is the list of 10 Phrasal Verbs with Make:
1. Make fun of
Meaning: make jokes about (usually unkindly)
Example: I agree that Naseer looks ridiculous since she saved his head, but don’t make fun of him. You will hurt his feelings.
2. Make up
Meaning: invent/create (Imaginary) information
Example: Nawaz’s story is hard to believe. I’m sure he made it up.
3. Make up
Meaning: compensate for something missed or not done by doing extra or equivalent work
Example: I’m sorry I missed the test. May I make it up?
4. Make up
Meaning: re-establish a friendly relationship by admitting guilt
Example: Reena and her boyfriend were very angry with each other, but last night they finally made up.
5. Make out
Meaning: see/hear something well enough to understand what it means (Note: often negative)
Example: Kath’s writing is very small. I almost need a magnifying glass to make it out.
6. Make for
Meaning: go to or toward
Example: Her teen-aged children are always hungry. As soon as they arrive home from school, they make for the refrigerator.
7. Make for
Meaning: result in; cause
Example: Many hands make for light work. (If many people work together, there’s less work for everyone.