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Jane made coffee while the guests were finishing their dessert.
She makes all her own clothes.
This furniture is made in South America.
They make paper from old rags.
We made curtains out of some old material we found.
a bowl made of metal/plastic/wood
Joan made me a beautiful dress for my wedding.
They're making a TV program about the case.
Over 340 arrests were made.
Helen made no attempt to stop him.
No one wanted to make a clear decision on the project.
Nobody's perfect – we all make mistakes.
We've made some progress, but there's still a long way to go.
People can eat more healthily without making major changes to their diet.
This study makes an outstanding contribution to our understanding of the disease.
Stop making so much noise!
Matthew made a note of the car's number and informed the police.
This movie always makes me cry.
I know enough Japanese to make myself understood.
The noise in the school makes learning difficult.
The smell of fish makes me feel sick.
That haircut makes you look ten years younger.
Listening to the news just makes me angry these days.
I want to make the place nice for when they arrive.
It was television that made her so popular.
I'd like to make it clear that I had nothing to do with this.
She made it known that she was the mayor's wife.
They made him the principal after Joanne left.
I'm not going to apologize and you can't make me!
They made us work for 12 hours a day.
They made him tell the truth by depriving him of food.
We were made to learn fifty new words every week.
She makes about $4,000 a month.
You can make a lot of money playing the stock market.
Can you make a living from painting?
The company made a small profit in its first year.
At this rate we won't make New York before midnight.
Dan just managed to make his 7 o'clock flight to Toronto.
We've made our target of 10,000 sales this month.
They'll never make the deadline now that the computers have crashed.
Their search for a heart donor made the headlines in April.
Dawson has failed to make the team for Saturday's big game.
This is the American English definition of make. View British English definition of make.
to learn small pieces of information by asking questions or watching or listening carefully
… the decision to treat the rights and duties of a company as being the same as the rights and duties of its shareholdersadd a word
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