domingo, 22 de abril de 2007


DO AWAY WITH: abolish. Ex. Slavery was not done away with until the nineteenth

DO OUT OF: prevent from having. Ex. He did me out of my rightful inheritance.

MAKE FOR: move in the direction of. Ex. Let´s make for the city centre and find a restaurant
on the way.

MAKE OF: think (opinion). Ex. What do you make of him?

MAKE OFF: leave hurriedly. Ex. He made off as soon as he heard their car turn
into the drive.

MAKE UP FOR: compensate for. Ex. The superb food at the hotel made up for the uncom-
fortable rooms.

MAKE UP TO: be nice to in order to. Ex. He made up to her until she agreed to help.

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