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make out sth

informal
phrasal verb with make uk   us   /meɪk/ verb (made, made)
to say, usually ​falsely, that something is ​true: [+ to infinitive] He made himself out to be a ​millionaire. [+ to be] The British ​weather is not always as ​bad as it is made out to be. [+ (that)] He made out (that) he had been ​living in Paris all ​year.
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