make up (1)
This page is about the phrasal verb make up (1)
Meaning: to invent a story or think of an explanation for somethingSynonym: think up, invent
- make up sth Rebecca's teacher says that she's very good at making up stories.
- make sth up Gary admitted that the story wasn't true. He'd made the whole thing up.
Nouns often used as objects with make up (1): story, excuse, explanation
Justin's really good at making up stories. He could be
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Contributor: Matt Errey