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make of (1)

Meaning: to understand, or to make sense of, someone or something

For example:

  • make of sb/sth Our new neighbours are a bit strange. I'm not quite sure what to make of them.

  • make of sb/sth What did you make of Joe's story? Do you think it really happened like that, or do you think he was making it up?

Quick Quiz:

If someone says to you, "What did you make of that movie?" they want to know
  1. how much money you made from it
  2. what you thought of it
  3. how much it cost to make

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