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English definition of “make it up to sb”

make it up to sb

to do something good for someone you have upset , in order to become friends with them again: I'm sorry we can't take you with us, but I promise I'll make it up to you somehow .Making and accepting apologies Grammar: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:Grammar:MakeThe verb make can be used in a number of ways.
(Definition of make it up to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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