The phrasal verb make may be few in number but it is important in usage as it
is one of the more popular English phrasal verbs.
The list below will give you most of the definitions plus there is an exercise that
follows. Look over the list and do the exorcise to test your knowledge of the phrasal verb make.
MAKE FOR = head in a specific direction
Scott made for the refrigerator as soon as he walked through the door.
MAKE OUT = A. decipher B. succeed C. progress D. kiss passionately
A. I can't make out that sign. What does it say? B. He made out pretty well after switching jobs. C. How is your Dad making out with his new wife? D. Jeff and Pam were making out in the movie theater again.
MAKE OUT WITH = kiss and grope with passion
Did you ever make out with Mari? I did.
MAKE OVER = do again
Mother made me make over my bed because I hadn't changed the sheets.
MAKE UP = A. cosmetics (put on) B. complete something missed C. invent D. reconcile
A. It took the clown 10 minutes to make up his face. B. I can make up the exam I missed yesterday tomorrow. C. He always makes up stories. Don't believe him. D. You should make up with Alekos. You guys have been friends for a long
MAKE UP FOR = compensate
How do you make up for being late to your own wedding?
Phrasal verb MAKE Exercise
Choose from the drop down menu the preposition(s) that best complete the phrasal verbs below.