make something up Meaning in the Cambridge Essential English Dictionary

Meaning of "make something up" in Essential English Dictionary

make something up

phrasal verb with make
/meɪk/ verb (making, made)
to say or write something that is not true: I made up an excuse because I didn’t want to go.
Translations of “make something up”
in Korean 꾸며내다…
in Arabic يُلَفِّق (شَيْئًا ما)…
in Portuguese inventar algo…
in Catalan inventar-se ac…
in Japanese でっちあげる…
in Italian inventare qualcosa…
(Definition of make something up from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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