Translation of "make sth up" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

make sth up

(PREPARE) 准备 phrasal verb with make /meɪk/ verb (made)

to prepare or arrange something by putting different things together

Could you make up a list of all the things that need to be done? 你能否将要做的所有事情列张清单?
He asked the man behind the counter to make up a box with a mixed selection of chocolates. 他让售货员拼凑了一盒各式各样的巧克力。
The maid will make up your room later. 服务员稍后将整理您的房间。

specialized to produce or prepare something from cloth

We could use the rest of the material to make up some curtains. 我们可以用剩下的布料做些窗帘。

specialized If you make up a page, book or newspaper, you arrange the text and pictures in the form in which they will be printed.


If you make up a bed for someone, you put sheets and covers on a bed so that they have a place to sleep in your home.


UK If you make up a fire, you prepare it or put more wood or coal on it when it is burning.


(Translation of “make sth up phrasal verb, verb (PREPARE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)