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make room

This page is about the collocation make room

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to create space by moving something

For example

  • We could make room for the piano by moving some of this furniture.

  • There's no room in my schedule for a meeting today, but I'll try to make room for it on Monday.

Note:
Also "make space"

Quick Quiz

I made room for a second computer on my desk by

a. getting rid of the first one

b. getting a bigger office

c. removing the printer

Contributor: Matt Errey