MAKE – WORD COLLOCATION

Expressions with MAKE EXPRESSIONS WITH MAKE

  • make a promise
  • make a suggestion
  • make a mistake / an error
  • make amends
  • make love
  • make friends / enemies
  • make peace / war
  • make an effort
  • make an excuse

Make – Word Collocation with Food

  • make breakfast / lunch / dinner
  • make some coffee / tea / pasta
  • make a sandwich
  • make a bite to eat

Make – Word Collocation in the Home

  • make the bed
  • make a mess
  • make a noise
  • make a visit

Make – Word Collocation with Money

  • make money
  • make a profit
  • make a fortune
  • make a payment
  • make a loss

Make – Word Collocation in Business

  • make an enquiry
  • make a phone call
  • make an offer
  • make a complaint
  • make arrangements
  • make a plan
  • make a decision / choice
  • make a point
  • make a demand
  • make a change
  • make a move
  • make a speech
  • make a suggestion / a remark / a comment
  • make time
  • make someone do something

make someone do somethingTo make someone do something

When you make someone do something, you force or push someone to do something.  Example sentences:  1.  My parents made me do my homework before they let me out.  2. Too much stress can make people do strange things. 3. If the police think that you are drunk, they will make you get out of the car and walk in a straight line.  4.  The bank robbers made everyone lie down.  Watch this video and try and use the expression, ‘he made me do it’ in a sentence of your own.

 

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