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Phrasal Verbs

make of (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb make of (2)


to use a chance or a talent to achieve success

For example

  • make of sth I wonder what Bill's kids will make of the opportunities they'll be given.

  • make sth of sth She was born into a poor family, but she made the most of every chance that came her away, and today she's a successful businesswoman.

Quick Quiz

My little sister is a very good tennis player, and we're looking forward to seeing what she makes of

a. her success

b. her abilities

c. her competitions
a) her success b) her abilities c) her competitions

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