make over
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make over(
meyk
 
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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 change the style of)
a. dar un cambio de imagen
Paula's cousins offered to make her over for the dance.Las primas de Paula ofrecieron darle un cambio de look para el baile.
b. reformar
It's a beautiful house, but I think we would want to make the bathroom over.Es una casa hermosa, pero creo que querríamos reformar el baño.
2. (to pass on to)
a. transferir
Francisco made the deed to the land over to his nephew.Francisco transfirió el título de propiedad del terreno a su sobrino.
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make over
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. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
she has made the estate over to her granddaughterha nombrado a su nieta heredera de sus propiedades
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make over
transitive verb
1 (assign) ceder; traspasar;to a
he had made over the farm to his son le había cedido or traspasado la granja a su hijo
He formally acknowledged his financial debts to he and made over to her his entire British earnings until the debts should have been paid
2 (revamp) [+organization] modernizar; poner al día
Like it or not, the business press piously intoned, AT&T would have to try to make itself over the impresario who'd left ABC to make over NBC Sports
to make o.s. over cambiar de imagen
money you've spent over the years to make over your looks by making over our anatomy we hope to remake our social destiny dress up and make yourself over to look girlish
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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