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Phrasal Verbs

make for

This page is about the phrasal verb make for


to move towards something


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
a) our rain coats b) the nearest shelter c) umbrellas
make for

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