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score

appoint

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be

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amount to

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gain a place in

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  • gain a place in
  • achieve a place in
  • get into
  • attain a place in

get to

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make as if

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make believe

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make do

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make for something: head for

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  • head for
  • aim for
  • head towards
  • set out for
  • be bound for
  • make a beeline for
  • steer (a course) for
  • proceed towards

make for something: contribute to

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succeed

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make off

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make something out: understand

make something out: write out

make something out: prove

make up

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make up for something: compensate for

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make up for something: offset

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make up to someone

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make up your mind

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to create by forming, combining, or altering materials

to cause to be in a certain state or to undergo a particular experience or action

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to select for an office or position

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose

to put in force or cause to be by legal authority

to journey over (a specified distance)

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to proceed in a specified direction

to receive, as wages, for one's labor

to be the constituent parts of

make out: to perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

make out: to progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

make out: to engage in kissing, caressing, and other amorous behavior

make over: to change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document

make up: to use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving

make up: to compose or recite without preparation

make up: to act as an equalizing weight or force to

make up: to reestablish friendship between

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a recognizable kind

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the act of mixing cards haphazardly

engage in

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give certain properties to something

make or cause to be or to become

make, formulate, or derive in the mind

compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way

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create by artistic means

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create or design, often in a certain way

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to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"

reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"

be or be capable of being changed or made into

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perform or carry out

change from one form into another

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act in a certain way so as to acquire

charge with a function

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achieve a point or goal

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institute, enact, or establish

carry out or commit

form by assembling individuals or constituents

organize or be responsible for

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head into a specified direction

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undergo fabrication or creation

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be suitable for

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amount to

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constitute the essence of

appear to begin an activity

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proceed along a path

reach in time

induce to have sex

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assure the success of

represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like

consider as being

calculate as being

cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable

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favor the development of

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develop into

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behave in a certain way

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References in classic literature ?
One of the things I am going to do, after the Magic works and before I begin to make scientific discoveries, is to be an athlete.
Then Arete told her maids to set a large tripod upon the fire as fast as they could, whereon they set a tripod full of bath water on to a clear fire; they threw on sticks to make it blaze, and the water became hot as the flame played about the belly of the tripod.
However, we were to have a "battery of guns" from the Navy Department (as per advertisement) to be used in answering royal salutes; and the document furnished by the Secretary of the Navy, which was to make "General Sherman and party" welcome guests in the courts and camps of the old world, was still left to us, though both document and battery, I think, were shorn of somewhat of their original august proportions.
I'd do it for the joy of doing it anyway; but suppose I had that gambling twist in me which you talk about, why, I'd do it just the same and make money out of the trees.
There was only one other place in the river for a fish-trap, but, when my father and I and a dozen other men started to make a very large trap, the guards came from the big grass-house we had built for Dog-Tooth.
That will make a lovely suit," cried Polly, going on with the review.
When she at length started for home, she was benumbed with cold, and could hardly make her way against the wind that buffeted the frost-bitten rose most unmercifully.
So the King writes a letter bidding Sir Patrick make ready.
It is now commonly admitted that the more immediate and final cause of the cuckoo's instinct is, that she lays her eggs, not daily, but at intervals of two or three days; so that, if she were to make her own nest and sit on her own eggs, those first laid would have to be left for some time unincubated, or there would be eggs and young birds of different ages in the same nest.
And when I saw the newly-built house, with the green-painted shutters, the vine beside the doorway, and the bench and bundles of osiers before it; when I saw a tidy, neatly-dressed woman within it, nursing a plump, pink and white baby among the workmen, who were singing merrily and busily plaiting their wicker-work under the superintendence of a man who but lately had looked so pinched and pale, but now had an atmosphere of prosperity about him; when I saw all this, I confess that I could not forego the pleasure of turning basket-maker for a moment, of going into the shop to hear how things went with them, and of giving myself up to a feeling of content that I cannot express in words, for I had all their happiness as well as my own to make me glad.
After choosing the name for his Marionette, Geppetto set seriously to work to make the hair, the forehead, the eyes.
To use your own expression, it was impossible for the murderer to make his escape either naturally or supernaturally.
ALL that the boatswain, out of a superabundance of yells, could make clear to Captain MacWhirr was the bizarre intelligence that "All them Chinamen in the fore 'tween deck have fetched away, sir.
For a mile or thereabouts my raft went very well, only that I found it drive a little distant from the place where I had landed before; by which I perceived that there was some indraft of the water, and consequently I hoped to find some creek or river there, which I might make use of as a port to get to land with my cargo.
says the Spaniard; "they are not bought with your money; you have no right to make them servants.