→ Women make up two-fifths of the British labour force.
to be made up of se composer de
→ Nearly half the Congress is made up of lawyers.
→ He was very good at making up excuses.
He made up the whole story. Il a inventé cette histoire de toutes pièces.
[+client, actor] maquiller
→ She chose Maggie to make her up for her engagement photographs.
to make o.s. up se maquiller
She spends hours making herself up. Elle passe des heures à se maquiller.
to make up a bed préparer un lit
→ Let me make up a bed for you.
to make up the bed faire le lit
vi se réconcilier
They had a quarrel, but soon made up. Ils se sont disputés, mais se sont vite réconciliés.
to make up with sb se réconcilier avec qn
→ They should make up with their old enemies.
se maquiller, se farder
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