Phrasal verbs con el verbo make; En esta lección aprenderemos algunos de los phrasal verbs más comúnmente usados con MAKE.
Diferentes usos de Phrasal Verbs con el verbo Make
|make something up||inventar algo como una historia o un juego||She doesn’t want to attend the party, so she made up an excuse.|
|make for somewhere||ir en la dirección de; mover hacia algo o un lugar||We decide to make for the countryside to get some fresh air.|
|make for||contribuir o liderar o causar un resultado o situación||The new system has made for more efficient management of orders and sales.|
|make out something/someone||ser capaz de ver u oír algo o a alguien con dificultad||His voice was so soft and low that we could hardly make out what he said.|
|make out something|
(make something out)
|entender algo, especialmente porque ocurre algo||I can’t make out why he has refused to help us. He’s very strange.|
|make out something|
(make something out)
|completar los detalles de un documento, generalmente un cheque||Please make out the check to Mrs Kylie Johnson.|
|make up for something||proporcionar algo bueno para mejorar una situación||The sunny weather at the festival made up for the terrible sound and disastrous organization.|
|make it up to somebody||hacer algo bueno por alguien a quien has hecho algo malo en el pasado, o por alguien que ha hecho algo bueno por ti||I’m really sorry I couldn’t go to your birthday party. I’ll make it up to you by taking you out to dinner.|
|make sb/sth into sb/sth||convertir una cosa/persona en otra cosa/persona||We had a few empty boxes so we made them into a castle for the children to play in.|
|make sth out to be||reclamar; acertar||He makes himself out to be the most important person in history.|
|make of||intentar entender y encontrar una razón para algo||I don’t know what to make of the way she treated her boyfriend.|
|make of||pensar y tener una opinión sobre algo||What do you make of the new rules implemented in the office?|
|make off||darse prisa para escapar||Everyone made off as soon as the headteacher came into the gym.|
|make off with||robar algo y llevárselo rápidamente||The robbers made off with almost all the money in the safe.|
|make out||tratar con; gestionar||How did you make out on a salary as low as yours?|
|make sb out||entender el carácter de una persona||I could never make Helen out. She’s a mysterious woman.|
|make up||consistir en; formar algo juntos||Water makes up 70% of the earth’s surface.|
|make up||formar la combinación de cualidades que forman el carácter de una persona||Her generosity, positivity and empathy make up her whole personality.|
|make-up||cosméticos coloridos que te pones en la cara para mejorar tu apariencia||Helen’s putting on some make-up for the party.|
|make up||formar la cantidad requerida para completar algo||Four girls from the school down the road made up the full hockey team we needed for the competition.|
|make up||hacer la cama||My job is to make up beds in the hotel.|
|make up||hacerse amigo de alguien después de una pelea o discusión||After a year of not talking to each other, Clara and Rene finally made up.|
|make up||armar algo de muchas cosas diferentes||We made up this recipe from ingredients we had in the fridge?|
Ejercicios de Phrasal verbs con el verbo make
Une la columna A con la columna B.
Escribe los phrasal verbs correctos para la frase subrayada en cada oración.
- Kyla doesn’t want to attend her high school homecoming, so she invented a story to excuse herself. (make something up)
- Her silence caused a very embarrassing moment. (made for)
- We’ll go to the countryside for our weekend excursion. (make for somewhere)
- Due to the delay in their monthly pay, the company gave their bonuses together with their delayed pay to make the employees feel better. (make up for something)
- How did you manage to survive alone in a new place? (make out)
- I managed to understand my colleagues’ characters through the team building we had recently. (make somebody out)
- I’m going to prepare a bed for our visitor. (make up)
- The singer hurried to escape after the concert without signing autographs. (made off)
- They kissed and became friendly with each other after their argument on Friday. (make out)
- What do you think of the new policies implemented in our workplace? (make of)
Ejercicio de comunicación
- What makes up your personality or character? Explain more.
- Have you ever made up stories just to get rid of a person you don’t want to talk to?
- Have you ever had a fight or argument with your parents, boyfriend or husband/wife? How do you usually make up? Who makes the first move?
- What do you think makes up a happy home? Explain.
- If you were stranded on an island, how do you think would you make out alone?