English Idioms: You guys ’ve gone too far this time!
Max: Thanks, Bill. I’ll make up (1) for the missing work on Friday. I’m tied up right today.
Bill: Did you and John make up (2)? You guys ’ve gone too far this time!
Max: Yeah. We met and hanged out for hours last night.
Bill: Good. You two make up (3) half our team! We need you to be friends.
Max: Wow! This book is made up of twelve separate stories. Can I borrow it?
Bill: Yeah. I made up (4) half of them myself. I’ve got a knack for writing stories.
Make up (1): to compensate for something lost, missed, or deficient.
To be tied up: to be busy or being used, with the result that you are not available for anything else.
Make up (2): to reconcile; to be friendly with someone after an argument.
Go too far: to exceed the limits of what is reasonable or acceptable.
Hang out: to spend time relaxing or enjoying oneself.
Make up (3): to form; to combine together.
Make up (4) to create; to invent.
Have a knack for: to be exceptionally proficient at (doing) something.
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