make up

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Katso myös: makeup ja make-up

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make up

  1. muodostaa; olla osana kokonaisuudessa
    Women make up almost half of the labour force.
    All matter is made up of atoms.
    Nearly half of the parliament is made up of lawyers.
  2. make up one's mind – tehdä päätös, valita vaihtoehdoista
    She has a hard time making up her mind when she's shopping for clothes...
    Have you made up your mind about what you're going to study at uni?
  3. korvata, hyvittää
    How can I ever make it up to you?
  4. tasata; lisätä niin että tietty määrä tulee täyteen
    It's 50 cents short but you can make it up tomorrow.
    Make the liquid up to exactly 250 ml.
  5. keksiä, sepittää
    He was lying. He had made it all up.
    Don't be silly! It's all in your head: you're making things up.
  6. valmistaa, laittaa valmiiksi (jollekulle)
    The B&B hostess had made a bed up while we were having dinner.
  7. ehostaa, meikata
    It was time to start making up for her big night: the prom.
    She spent hours making herself up.
  8. sopia, tehdä sovinto
    Boys, stop fighting! Now, shake hands and make up!
    We had a quarrel but made it up in the evening.