Translation: from spanish

to make sb do sth

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  • make good on sth — ► to do something that you have promised to do, for example paying back money that you owe or paying for the cost of damage you have caused: »The company did not acknowledge its future obligation to make good on the losses sustained by its… …   Financial and business terms

  • make provision for sth — make provision(s) (for sth) ► to make plans for dealing with something that will or may happen in the future: »If companies are to succeed in the long term, they must make provisions for coping with a diverse international marketplace. Main Entry …   Financial and business terms

  • make provisions for sth — make provision(s) (for sth) ► to make plans for dealing with something that will or may happen in the future: »If companies are to succeed in the long term, they must make provisions for coping with a diverse international marketplace. Main Entry …   Financial and business terms

  • make inroads in sth — make inroads in/into sth ► to start to have a noticeable and positive effect on something: »The grant for a new job creation scheme should make inroads into the community s unemployment problem. »U.S. consumer goods companies are finally making… …   Financial and business terms

  • make inroads into sth — make inroads in/into sth ► to start to have a noticeable and positive effect on something: »The grant for a new job creation scheme should make inroads into the community s unemployment problem. »U.S. consumer goods companies are finally making… …   Financial and business terms

  • ˌmake ˈup for sth — phrasal verb 1) to take the place of something that has been lost or damaged Nothing can make up for the loss of a child.[/ex] 2) to provide something good, so that something bad seems less important He bought her some flowers to make up for… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ˌmake ˈoff with sth — phrasal verb to leave with something that you have stolen They made off with our television.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • make headway — ► to make progress: »Banking legislation appears to be making headway in Congress. make headway in doing sth »According to reports, the Federal Reserve has made headway in slowing growth to a moderate pace while restraining inflation. make… …   Financial and business terms

  • make sure (of something …) — make ˈsure (of sth/that…) idiom 1. to do sth in order to be certain that sth else happens • Make sure (that) no one finds out about this. • They scored another goal and made sure of victory. • Our staff will do their best to make sure …   Useful english dictionary

  • make sure (of that …) — make ˈsure (of sth/that…) idiom 1. to do sth in order to be certain that sth else happens • Make sure (that) no one finds out about this. • They scored another goal and made sure of victory. • Our staff will do their best to make sure …   Useful english dictionary

  • make certain of something doing something — make certain of sth/of doing sth idiom to do sth in order to be sure that sth else will happen • You ll have to leave soon to make certain of getting there on time. Main entry: ↑certainidiom …   Useful english dictionary


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