make it
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make it(
meyk
 
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to succeed)
a. tener éxito
She moved to Hollywood because she wanted to make it as a singer.Se mudó a Hollywood porque quería tener éxito como cantante.
b. triunfar
It took five years for Maya to make it as a writer.Maya tardó cinco años en triunfar como escritora.
2. (to get to a place or event)
a. llegar
We were a little late, but we still made it.Estuvimos un poco tarde, pero sí llegamos.
b. llegar a tiempo (on time)
Do you think we'll make it to the movie?¿Crees que podemos llegar a tiempo a la película?
3. (to survive)
a. sobrevivir
It was a bad accident, but the doctors think she'll make it.Fue un accidente malo, pero los doctores piensan que ella va a sobrevivir.
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