Business English Phrases 32- perfect more MAKE expressions

Here are some more MAKE expressions.


Five plus three makes eight.

Manage to do or reach

Can you make the meeting at seven?

To have the right qualities

She’ll make an excellent chief executive.

To pretend

The secretary tried to make me believe that he wasn’t in his office.

To get by/manage

We don’t have any budget left. We’ll have to make do with what we have.

Make friends

She’s made friends with everybody in the office.

Get to a place

It was a very long drive but we made it in time for dinner.

Become successful

She made it big in Silicone Valley.

Get the best out of a situation

We need to make the most of this opportunity.

Allow enough time

You need to make time in your day to do some exercise.