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make out

US informal
verb uk phrasal verb with make   /meɪk/ (made, made) us  

(SUCCEED)

to deal with a situation, usually in a successful way: How is Frances making out in her new job? The business made out better than expected and profits were slightly up.

(HAVE SEX)

to kiss and touch in a sexual way, or to succeed in having sex with someone: Boys at that age are only interested in making out with girls.
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