Dictionary: Letter M

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make after [make after somebody] (insep) Chase.

make away (insep)  Escape. make off

make away with [make away with something] (insep) (jewels, money) Steal and take away. make off with 

make for 1 (insep)  Move towards a place, usually in a hurry. head for

2 (insep) Produce or contribute to something in some way.

make into [make into something] Change into something else. turn into

make off (insep) Leave a place in a hurry.

make out (insep) Pretend something is true.

make out 1 [make something out] (sign, writing) Manage to understand or see.

2 (cheque, bill, invoice, tax return, shopping list) Write or complete. write out

3 (insep) Kiss and hug in a sexual way.

make up 1 [make something up] Invent.

2 [make up, make it up] Become friends again.

3 Apply cosmetics; put make-up on your face.

3 Compose; form.

idiom make it up to you Compensate somebody after treating them badly. I'm going to make it up to you.

idiom make up your mind Make a decision. I've already made my mind up. There's nothing more to say.

make up for (insep) Make a bad situation better compensating for it somehow.

max out [max something out] (credit card) Use all the available money or reach some kind of limit.

measure up to [measure up to something] (insep) (standard, description, expectations, responsibilities) Reach or fulfill or be as good as somebody/something else.

mess about (insep) Waste your time doing something silly or not doing anything at all. muck about

mess up [mess up, mess something up] (insep) Do badly or break.

miss out [miss out, miss out on something] (insep) (chance, celebrations, opportunity) Not do something that you might enjoy.

mix up 1 [mix something up] Confuse. muddle up

2 Mix together.

mount up (insep) (bills, costs, expenses, work) Increase in amount or accumulate.

move away (insep) Leave a place to live somewhere else.

move back (insep) Return to where you used to live after spending time living in a different place.

move in (insep) Start living in a new house.

move on (insep) Leave behind or stop doing something and do something else instead.

move out (insep) Stop living in a particular place and start living somewhere else.

mow down [mow somebody down] Drive a vehicle into somebody and kill them.

muck about (insep) Waste your time doing something silly or not doing anything at all. muck about

muck in (insep) Give a hand; help.

muddle up [muddle something up] Confuse. mix up

mull over [mull something over] (decision, things, question, suggestion, issue) Think about or discuss very carefully. chew over, think over

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