make upphrasal verb

  • ja〔話を〕作る、でっち上げる
  • ento invent a story, detail, etc., especially in order to trick or entertain somebody

Examples

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Oh...
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What was that?
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Monica knows.
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It's this dumb thing that Ross made up to try to fool our parents.
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It's a way of giving the finger without actually having to give it.
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Could the waiters gather around to hear tonight's specials?
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Okay, first, there's a Chilean sea bass prepared with a mango relish on a bed...
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Why is nobody writing these down?
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Because we can remember them.
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And because you're all gonna make up fake specials
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and make me cook them like you did the other night?
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Well, sure, that too.
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This is a song about a love triangle between 3 people that I made up.
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It's called, "Two of them kissed last night."
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There was a girl.
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We'll call her Betty.
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And a guy, let's call him Neil.
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Now, I can't stress this point too strongly.
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This story isn't real.
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What are you gonna tell Joanna?
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About what?
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When she sees that you're gone, she's gonna know that I let you out,
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and that I was in here, and I'm gonna get fired.
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I'll make something up.
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I'm good at lying.
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I actually did borrow your Walkman.
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Rachel, it's just...
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None of this makes any sense.
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None of this makes any sense to me either.
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I made up the story.
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I have nightmares about a creepy carnival and I turned those nightmares into a story, that's it.
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And now the creepy carnival is real!
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You know, I actually wouldn't mind getting rid of John Kelly either.
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That guy makes up so many dumb rules.
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He told me I couldn't eat raw chicken.
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Wow, that's exciting.
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You went to Japan, made up a woman.
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What?
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I'm just saying this woman, I mean, she's fictitious, no?
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And why would you say that?
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'Cause you're still into Monica.
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So you told her there was somebody else so she would agree to work with you,
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'cause you figure, if you spend a lot of time together, maybe something might happen, and...
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You're good.
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You're good.
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YEAH, ALL THOSE RUMORS WERE SO WEIRD,
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AND WE EVEN WERE CALLING EACH OTHER,
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BEING LIKE, "THIS IS SO CRAZY."
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IT'S SO UNBELIEVABLE WHAT PEOPLE CAN MAKE UP.
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YOU KNOW, ALL THE—90% OF THE STUFF THAT YOU READ,
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IT'S JUST COMPLETELY FABRICATED, MOST OF IT.
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Around this time I started realizing
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I wanted to be a comedy writer, so I started writing a blog.
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I was mentioning them quite a lot in the blog.
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It was basically Kristen and Sam themed.
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But the stories were like all made up,
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very clearly like exaggerations.
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They found them and they did not see them as comedy posts.
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I was a mean monster.

Other meanings for make up...

make upphrasal verb

  • ja仲直りする
  • ento reconcile with someone; to apologize or forgive someone after a fight or argument
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Why do you think we break up so much?
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Probably because we like making up so much.
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What's she doing here?
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I might ask you the same question.
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I happen to be his girlfriend.
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And I happen to be his friend.
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Don't make me laugh.
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You haven't spoken in weeks.
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I suppose you want to make up with him now that he's suddenly all interesting.
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He's been poisoned, you daft dimbo!
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And for the record, I've always found him interesting.
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- And Monse confronts Cesar
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and he reveals that he was trying to protect her.
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But she forgives him and they, uh, make up.
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- (catcall whistles) Make up.
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Shall we say. - We shall say.
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Baby? Welcome to the danger zone, girl.
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I’m sorry.
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I was tryna hit it and quit it.
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But li'l mama so dope, I messed around and got addicted.
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Baby, do you dare do this?
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I am disappointed.
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We fight. We break up.
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But we kiss. We make up.
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West's Twitter rants reportedly drive Kardashian up the wall.
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The annoyance allegedly began with his hate-fueled tirade against his ex, Amber Rose, and her
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baby daddy, Wiz Khalifa.
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A source told Radar Online, "Kim told Kanye how totally inappropriate his comments were.
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She really let him have it.
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But he is still the one who rules the marriage.
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Kanye made Kim call Amber and meet with her.
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He wanted Kim to make up with Amber for him."
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You know what, you should, um,
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why don't you— you look mad at each other,
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and I don't like to start a show that way.
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Just kiss and make up if you would.
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[laughter]
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- No? Come on now.
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Oh.
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[cheers and applause]
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I mean, if something's—
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if she's going through something that she's hurt by somebody,
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you're going to give your opinion.
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And then, of course, then they make up.
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That's the worst thing.
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When someone breaks up with somebody,
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and you say I never liked them in the first place,
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then they get back together.
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And you're like, I'm kidding.
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It's awkward.

make upphrasal verb

  • ja作り上げる
  • ento form or constitute something or to create by putting together parts or materials
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What is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands?
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Hawaii?
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Yes.
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It's funny how everything is basically blue, yellow, and red.
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So wild.
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That makes up every color in the world as I know it.
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Besides,
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working in fast food is not just a job for teenagers.
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While teenagers make up
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around 30% of fast food workers,
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the average fast food worker
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is 29 years old,
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and about half the families
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of people doing those jobs
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are so strapped
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with low pay
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and shitty benefits
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that they depend on public assistance
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to supplement their income,
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so we're not just setting a low bar for teenagers.
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We're overlooking another 70% of workers
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who actually rely on these jobs
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and aren't able to make ends meet.
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Well, you know the thing that's interesting about babies
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is there's a—
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it all starts— you know what your body is made up of?
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Have you ever heard a word cell?
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A cell?
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No.
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You live in Florida.
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Which rapper spells his name with the same letters
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that make up Florida? - Flo Rida, Flo Rida!
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Our uniforms are made up of several different layers.
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We first of all, put on our waistcoats,
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then our frock coats and our top hats in the summer
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or the autumn, in the winter, you'll still
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put on your waistcoats, you will
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then put on your cape and your top hat.
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And there it is right before you,
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just sitting up there in the sky, saying, hey, look at me.
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I make up 99.86% of the mass in the solar system.
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That's what it's saying.
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But the sun is very, very, very bright.