make as a phrasal verb

Прежде чем приступить к выполнению упражнения, запомните, что обозначает фразовый глагол make:

make for — направляться
make off (with sth) — убежать, удрать, скрыться
make sth out/ out sth — 1) составлять (список, документ); выписать (чек, счёт); 2) разобраться, рассмотреть, различить, прочитать, понять (с трудом)
make of sth — понимать, иметь представление, мнение
make up sth — 1) мириться 2) гримировать(ся), накладывать косметику 3) сочинять, придумывать 4)  составлять, формировать

Ex.1 Match the phrasal verbs on the left to the correct definitions on the right.

1. make for

2. make off

3. make out

4. make of

5. make up

A. to hurry away, especially in order to escape

B. move into the direction of

C. understand, interpret

D. 1) stop being angry with someone 2) put on cosmetics 3) invent a story 4) form, constitute

E. write out; manage to see, read; understand

Ex. 2 Fill in the gaps with the correct particles.

1. They are always arguing, but they make *** again very quickly.
2. They made *** with our television and our stereo.
3. I can just make a few words *** on this page.
4. North Africans make *** the largest and poorest immigrant group in the country…
5. I couldn’t make *** what he was saying.
6. He rose from his seat and made *** the door.
7. Can you make *** a face here on the photograph?
8. I can’t make her ***.
9. He made *** some excuse about the dog eating his homework.
10. She went to the bathroom to make her face ***.
11. He made *** that he’d won the lottery.
12. They kissed and made ***, as usual.
13. We often quarrel but we always make it *** soon after.
14. She takes ages to make *** in the mornings.
15. Masked robbers broke in and made *** with $8,000.
16. The book gives advice on making *** a will.
17. For the film, they made him *** as an Indian.
18. North Africans make *** the largest and poorest immigrant group in the country…
19. Insects are made *** of tens of thousands of proteins.
20. At first I thought it was an accident, but as far as I can make ***, the police consider that’s unlikely.
21. I think it’s very unkind of you to make *** stories about him…
22. I’m not making it ***. The character exists in real life.
23. I couldn’t make *** what I had done to annoy her.
24. She spent too much time making herself ***…
25. She chose Maggie to make her *** for her engagement photographs…
26. I can’t be bothered to make *** my face.
27. She came back and they made ***…
28. Make the cheque *** to ‘Grays Ltd’.
29. They never made *** the quarrel…
30. They should make *** with their ex-enemy in the West…
31. If you would like to send a donation, you can make a cheque *** to Feed the Children…
32. As far as I can make ***, he has never been married.
33. Women make *** only a small proportion of the prison population.
34. I think they’re making the whole thing ***.
35. The committee is made *** of representatives from every state.
36. She thought she heard a name. She couldn’t make it ***, though…
37. When you’re the boss you can make *** your own rules.
38. I’ve given talks so many times that now I just make them *** as I go along (=think of things to say as I am speaking).
39. They made him *** as an old man for the last act of the play.
40. One lucky winner will have the chance to be made *** and photographed.

Ex. 3 Fill in the gaps with the correct particles.

1. Have you made *** with Patty yet?
2. Oh come on! Why don’t you just kiss and make ***?
3. I couldn’t make it *** at all…
4. He could just make *** a dark shape moving towards him.
5. I couldn’t make *** what he was saying.
6. Thieves broke into the school and made *** with computer equipment worth ?40,000.
7. The burglars made *** before the police arrived.
8. They broke free and made *** in a stolen car.
9. They made *** an excuse for being late.
10. The men made *** as the police arrived.
11. The getaway car made *** towards Horrocks Avenue.
12. I think it’s time we made *** home.
13. I think it’s time we made *** home.
14. The numbers are too small – I can’t make them *** at all.
15. I can’t make *** your writing.
16. She’s a strange person – I can’t make her *** at all.
17. Nobody can make *** why you should have been attacked.
18. The child wanted him to make a story *** about dragons and knights on horseback.
19. They kissed and made ***, as usual, and so everyone relaxed.
20. It is hard to make *** what criteria are used…
21. We often quarrel but we always make it *** (with each other) soon after.
22. Nancy wasn’t sure what to make *** Mick’s apology.
23. They made my face *** to look like a clown.
24. She made *** a check and handed it to me.
25. She takes forever to make *** in the morning.
26. I’ll get the pharmacist to make this prescription *** for you.
27. I heard the voices, but couldn’t make *** what they were saying.
28. Could you make *** a list of all the things we need?
29. I’m going to make *** a receipt for you.
30. Why don’t you two forget your differences and make ***?
31. Insects are made *** of tens of thousands of proteins.
32. Women make *** only a small proportion of the prison population.
33. The committee is made *** of representatives from every state.
34. I could just make *** a tall, pale, shadowy figure tramping through the undergrowth…
35. It is hard to make *** what criteria are used…
36. At first I thought it was an accident, but as far as I can make ***, the police consider that’s unlikely.
37. Stuart’s a strange guy – I can’t make him *** at all.
38. She was making *** a list of people to invite.
39. Nick made *** a song about them.
40. This exercise was made *** by the teacher.

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