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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theymake for
he/she/itmakes for
present participlemaking for
past tensemade for
past participlemade for
  1. 1
    make for something to move towards a place

    He picked up his umbrella and made for the door.

  2. 2
    make for something to help to make something possible

    The new computers make for much greater productivity.

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