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Lesson 06: When do you use MAKE?

6 years ago

1. Make is for producing, constructing, creating or building something new.

2. It is also used to indicate the origin of a product or the materials that are used to make something.
  • His wedding ring is made of gold.
  • The house was made of adobe.
  • Wine is made from grapes.
  • The watches were made in Switzerland
3. We also use Make for producing an action or reaction:
  • Onions make your eyes water.
  • You make me happy.
  • It’s not my fault. My brother made me do it!
4. You make before certain nouns about plans and decisions:
  • He has made arrangements to finish work early.
  • They're making plans for the weekend.
  • You need to make a decision right now.
5. We use Make with nouns about speaking and certain sounds:
  • She made a nice comment about my dress.
  • The baby is asleep so don't make any noise.
  • Can I use your phone to make a call?
  • Don't make a promise that you cannot keep.
6. We use Make with Food, Drink and Meals:
  • I made a cake for her birthday.
  • She made a cup of tea.
  • I must go now. I have to make dinner.