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"make good" in British English

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make good

to succeed and become rich: a working-class boy made good
When someone makes good something, they either pay for it, or make it happen: My uncle owed thousands, but eventually he made good on all of his debts.
(Definition of make good from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"make good" in American English

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make good

to become successful and usually rich: He’s a boy from a poor background who made good on Wall Street.
(Definition of make good from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make good”
in Chinese (Simplified) 获得成功, 变富, 偿付…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獲得成功, 變富, 償付…
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