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4 Translation results for make up in Spanish

verb | noun | adjective | verb

make up verb

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made up, has made up, is making up, makes up
hacer las paces, reconciliarse; inventar; recuperar

Example sentences of
make up verb

  • She keeps making up excuses as to why she hasn't yet finished the project.
  • The book is made up of 20 chapters.
  • The total cost of the repairs is $200. If you can pay half of that, I'll make up the rest.
  • I'll make up a bed for you.
  • He made up with his girlfriend.

Synonyms of
make up verb

makeup noun

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composición; carácter, temperamento; maquillaje
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This woman is putting some makeup before leaving to work.

Example sentences of
makeup noun

  • She put on some makeup before the party.
  • She applied her makeup lightly.
  • She's too young to wear makeup.
  • Actors put on makeup for a play.
  • I didn't recognize him when he was in his theatrical makeup.
  • His daring attitude toward risks is a major part of his makeup.

Detailed synonyms for makeup noun

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made-up adjective

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inventado, fabricado

make up to verb

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(informal) chupar las medias

make verb

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made, has made, is making, makes
hacer; fabricar; desarrollar, elaborar, formar; constituir; preparar; forzar, obligar

Example sentences of
make verb

  • He works in a factory that makes jet engines.
  • She made the curtains herself.
  • He collected wood to make a fire.
  • She used cheese and a mixture of other ingredients to make a delicious sauce.
  • Someone was making a disturbance.
  • The car's engine has been making a strange noise lately.
  • The rock made a dent in the car's fender.
  • I'm not trying to make trouble.
  • The typist made a mistake.
  • I called the doctor's office to make an appointment.
¿Sabías esto?
  • En inglés, make se usa principálmente para crear cosas, no hacerlas.

Reverse translation for make up

inventar  - to invent, to fabricate, to make up 
recuperar  - to recover, to get back, to retrieve, to recuperate, to make up for 
composición  - composition, work, makeup, arrangement 
carácter  - character, kind, nature, disposition, temperament, letter, symbol 
temperamento  - temperament 
maquillaje  - makeup 
fabricado  - made-up, manufactured 
chupar las medias  (informal)
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