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Phrasal Verbs

make for

This page is about the phrasal verb make for

Meaning

to move towards something

Synonym

head for

For example

  • make for sth If you smell smoke, make for the nearest exit immediately and get outside.

  • make for sth If lightning strikes nearby, make for the nearest building and stay inside until the storm passes.

Quick Quiz

We were walking in the park when it started to rain, so we made for

a. our rain coats

b. the nearest shelter

c. umbrellas

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