make sth. up
- 1. 形成(或構成、組成)某物
Animal bodies are made up of cells. 動物的身體是由細胞組成的。
What are the qualities that make up her character? 形成她性格的特質是什麼?
- 2. 將幾種東西放在一起
make up a bundle of old clothes for a jumble sale 把舊衣物捆起準備義賣
She made up a basket of food for the picnic. 她為野餐裝好一籃子食物。
- 3. 配(藥)
The pharmacist made up the prescription. 藥劑師按處方配了藥。
- 4. 將(布料)製成衣服
Can you make up this dress length for me? 你能用這塊衣料給我做一件連衣裙嗎?
- 5. 鋪(床); 支起(臨時床)
We made up the bed in the spare room for our guest. 我們在空著的房間裡給客人鋪好床。
They made up a bed for me on the sofa. 他們給我在沙發上鋪好被褥當作床。
- 6. 給(火)添燃料
The fire needs making up (i.e. needs to have more coal put on it). 這火該添點煤了。
- 7. (尤用於被動語態)鋪(路)
- 8. 編排(版面); 拼(版)
- 9. 捏造(或虛構)某事(尤指為欺騙某人)
make up an excuse 編造藉口
I couldn't remember a story to tell the children, so I made one up as I went along. 我想不出有什麼故事可給孩子講了, 只好現編現講。
- 10. 補足或補齊某事物
We still need ￡100 to make up the sum required. 我們還需要100英鎊才能達到所需的數目。
We have ten players, so we need one more to make up a team. 我們已有十名運動員, 尚需一名才能湊成一個隊。
- 11. 代替(或取代、替換、賠還)某物
Our losses will have to be made up with more loans. 我們需增加貸款以賠補虧損。
You must make up the time you wasted this afternoon by working late tonight. 你今晚得熬夜來補回下午浪費的時間。
... made off with my purse. 有人把我的錢包偷走了 3.make sth. up 3.1 編造 虛構 I think it is very unkind of you making up...
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