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Phrasal Verbs

make out (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb make out (1)

Meaning

to see or hear something, but only with difficulty

Synonym

discern

For example

  • make sth out This person's handwriting is really difficult to read. I can't understand this word here. Can you make it out?

  • make out sth If you can't make out what someone's saying, ask them to repeat it.

Quick Quiz

If you can't make out what's written on the board, you could try

a. moving closer

b. studying harder

c. looking better

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