make sense

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make sense(
meyk
 
sehns
)
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 be logical)
a. tener sentido
These instructions don't make sense. Piece A doesn't fit in slot B.Estas instrucciones no tienen sentido. La pieza A no cabe en la ranura B.
2. (to be intelligible)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Calm down and tell me what's happened! You're not making any sense.¡Cálmate y cuéntame lo que pasó! No tiene ningún sentido lo que estás diciendo.
I didn't get anything of what she said. - I thought she made perfect sense.No entendí palabra de lo que dijo. - Para mí, todo quedó bien claro.
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