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Meaning of “make to do sth” in the English Dictionary

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make to do sth

formal If you make to do something, you are just going to do it when something ​interrupts you: I made to ​leave but she called me back.
(Definition of make to do sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make to do sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 正想做(而被打断)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正想做(而被打斷)…
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