make good
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make good
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to complete; often used with "on")
a. cumplir
We elected you, and now we expect you to make good on your promises.Lo elegimos a usted, y ahora esperamos que cumpla su promesa.
2. (to compensate)
a. reparar
The company will have to make good the damages caused to town property.La empresa tendrá que reparar los daños causados a la propiedad de la ciudads.
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
3. (to do well)
a. tener éxito
Hugo was born poor, but he made good through hard work and determination.Hugo nació pobre, pero salió adelante con determinación y esfuerzo.
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