make sth up
— phrasal verb with make uk /meɪk/ us /meɪk/ verb made, made
- They made up an excuse not to go to the meeting.
- She told us stories about her family, but they were all made up.
- There was no fire - he made it all up.
- If you can't think what to write, just make something up.
- I made up a few words about his role in the company.
Could you make up a list of all the things that need to be done?
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