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Definición de “make” en inglés

make

verb (CAUSE TO BE)    /meɪk/ (made, made)
[T] to cause to be, to become, or to appear as: [+ noun] It's the good weather that makes Spain such a popular tourist destination. [+ past participle] She had to shout to make herself heard above the sound of the music. I can make myself understood in French, but I'm not fluent. They went up to the Ambassador and made themselves known (to her). [+ adj] The company accounts have not yet been made public. The book's advertised as "navigation made easy". The president has made Henry Paulson his Secretary of the Treasury. I'll have a steak - no, make that chicken.Causing things to happen make certain/sure A2 to take action so that you are certain that something happens, is true, etc.: I'll just make sure I've turned the oven off. Make certain (that) we have enough drink for the party. Make sure you're home by midnight. Jones made sure of his place in the side with three fine goals. I think I locked the door but I'll go back and check just to make sure.CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance Gramática:Do or make?When we use do and make with noun phrases, do focuses on the process of acting or performing something, make emphasises more the product or outcome of an action:See moreGramática:MakeThe verb make can be used in a number of ways.See more
(Definition of make verb (CAUSE TO BE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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