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make

verb [T] (CAUSE)    /meɪk/ (made, made)
B1 to cause something: The kids made such a mess in the kitchen . The bullet made a hole right through his chest . [+ infinitive without to] The wind is making my eyes water . What made you change your mind ? Just seeing Woody Allen's face is enough to make me laugh . The photograph makes me look about 80!Causing things to happen Grammar:Do or make?When we use do and make with noun phrases, do focuses on the process of acting or performing something, make emphasises more the product or outcome of an action:Grammar:MakeThe verb make can be used in a number of ways.
(Definition of make verb (CAUSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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