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For Life
2010.01.12(Review of 2000.11.06 edition)

Greetings! We hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Last week we brought you four expressions that begin with the word “make”. Well, one glance at the dictionary and you'll see that this remarkable word plays a key role in many more dozens of useful expressions. So in the coming days we're bringing you four more of the most important.

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Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオム
MAKE IT   都合がつく、(時間に間に合うように)到着する


  • To make it to a place or event is to be able to be there or to arrive there.
  • make it は、ある場所やイベントに行くことができる、または、時間までに、そこに到着する、という意味です。



  1. (on the phone)
    Could we reschedule our appointment for another day? I'm afraid I won't be able to make it this afternoon.
  2. We're having a dinner party at our house this Sunday. Do you think you can make it?
  3. (college students)
    a: Did Lori make it to class today?
    b: No, she overslept again.
  4. We made it to the station a few minutes after five.
  5. I hope we make it there in time. I really don't want to be late.

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