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English definition of “make out”

make out

(SUCCEED) US informal phrasal verb with make     /meɪk/ verb (made, made)
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.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
(Definition of make out (SUCCEED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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