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make out

US informal phrasal verb with make
 
 
/meɪk/ verb [T] ( past tense and past participle made)
BE SUCCESSFUL to deal with a situation, usually in a successful way: How is Jake making out in his new school?Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
KISS to kiss and touch someone in a sexual waySexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
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