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  1. 1
    to succeed in a particular activity

    She made it in films when she was still a teenager.

  2. 2
    to manage to arrive on time

    We just made it in time for the wedding.

  3. 3
    to be able to be present at a particular event

    I can’t make it on Friday.

    We made it to the meeting.

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