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make up

  
      vt fus   (=constitute)   représenter  
→ 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.        
      vt sep  
   (=invent)   inventer  
→ He was very good at making up excuses.        
He made up the whole story.      Il a inventé cette histoire de toutes pièces.  
     (with cosmetics)   
  [+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.  
     [+bed]  
to make up a bed      préparer un lit  
→ Let me make up a bed for you.        
to make up the bed      faire le lit  
     [+parcel]   faire
      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.        
     (with cosmetics)    se maquiller, se farder
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
se réconcilier
v.
composer
vt.
compenser
v.
se décider
n.
air d'appoint
[Tech.]
vr.
se decider
n.
eau d'appoint
[Tech.]
n.
groupe d'air d'appoint
[Tech.]
exp.
rattraper son retard
v.
combler le déficit
[Bus.]
exp.
préparer un lit
exp.
faire le lit
exp.
se réconcilier avec qn
exp.
faire une ordonnance
n.
mise en page automatisée
[Comp.]
n.
mise en page automatisée
[Comp.]
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'make up' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
make up
v.
make up
v.
make up
v.
make up
v.
make up
v.
make up
exp.
to make up
exp.
to make up for
exp.
to make up the delay
exp.
to make up lost time
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