Make up for it

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Definition

to make up for (something): to compensate for (something)
verb
I need to make up for my lack of sleep: I'm going to bed for two weeks!
I'll make it up to you somehow, can I take you out for dinner tonight?.
When I was younger, I never danced but now, I'm making up for lost time and I go to a disco every night!

Examples

  • "We are going to make up for lost time."
  • "But I'm sure you'll agree that the view from the master bedroom more than makes up for that."
  • "Tell him I'll pick up a bottle of Seamus Dog Whiskey to make up for it."

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