Get and Make


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Get verb – To receive as return for effort.
Usage example: got an A on his final paper

Make is a synonym for get in earn topic. In some cases you can use "Make" instead a verb "Get", when it comes to topics like prepare, activity, give, arrange. popular alternative
Nearby Word: getting
Synonyms for Get


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Make verb – To obtain (as a goal) through effort.
Usage example: we finally made it!

Get is a synonym for make in earn topic. You can use "Get" instead a verb "Make", if it concerns topics such as acquire, give, produce, cause. popular alternative
Nearby Words: makeup, making, maker
Synonyms for Make

Common collocations

life get life make life
people get people make people
name get name make name
look get look make look
Other nouns: point, time, way, money, game, story, joke, weapons.
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