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make over (1)

Meaning: to officially transfer ownership of something to someone

For example:

  • make sth over to sb/sth Frank made most of his estate over to an educational foundation for homeless kids.

  • make sth over to sb/sth Margaret agreed to make her collection of paintings over to the town's art gallery.

Quick Quiz:

After his uncle had made his country home over to Jeremy and his wife, Jeremy was
  1. really worried
  2. extremely angry
  3. very happy

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