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|present participle||making up|
|past tense||made up|
|past participle||made up|
He made up some excuse about the dog eating his homework.
They made up a little poem and wrote it in the card.
Women make up 40 per cent of the workforce.
This book is made up of twelve separate short stories.
I’ll get the chemist to make this prescription up for you.
Could you make up a list of all the things we need?
You should stay the night – I’ll make up a bed for you.
Why don’t you two forget your differences and make up?
They argue a lot, but they always kiss and make up.
Tom still hasn’t made up with Alice.
Sorry I’m late; I’ll make up the time this evening.
This is the British English definition of make up. View American English definition of make up.