Make it up to someone

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Definition

I'll make it up to you: I'll compensate you
idiom
I'm sorry I couldn't come to your wedding but I'll make it up to you. Please take this gift as compensation for my bad behavior.

Examples

  • "How can I ever make it up to you?"
  • "Luna actually started crying when she found out she wouldn't be able to celebrate Horatio's birthday with him. She expresses her most sincere regrets, and she promises to make it up to Horatio in the future."

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