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make no bones about it

er eerlijk voor uitkomen

be are open and honest and show no shame or embarrassment

make off with

goedmaken

he tried to make it up to her, but she wouldn't speak to him

make out

doen alsof

he made out that he was ill so that he didn't have to go to school

make out

vrijen

they were making out at the party last night

make the grade

aan de eisen voldoen

it's still no good I doubt if it will ever make the grade

make up

verzinnen

they made up an excuse for being late

make up

ruzie bijleggen

they are always arguing, but they make up again very quickly

make up

opmaken

she went to the bathroom to make her face up

make up for

compenseren

I sent her a present to try to make up for my appalling behaviour

make waves

problemen veroorzaken

if someone makes waves, they cause a lot of trouble

make with

kom op met

make with the money you owe me!

make your hair stand on end

haren rijzen ten berge

if something makes your hair stand on end, it terrifies you