English version

make for something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake for something phrasal verb1 TOWARDSto go in the direction of a particular place syn head for I think it’s time we made for home.2 CAUSEto cause a particular result or situation Both teams are on good form, which should make for a great game. made for each other at made(6) make→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
make for All in all, that makes for a fairly impressive record.This has not made for a smoothly running society, whose members all feel part of a common enterprise.But the book makes for compulsive reading.But external threats can make for improbable subdivision bedfellows.Recommendations are made for increased constraints to conserve upland habitats threatened by agricultural change.Time was made for man, not man for time.Exceptions are made for refugees and veterans of the U.Provision is made for special licenses at less wages in the case of women who are incapable of full service.
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Verb table
make
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymake
he, she, itmakes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymade
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave made
he, she, ithas made
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad made
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill make
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have made
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam making
he, she, itis making
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you, we, theyare making
Past
I, he, she, itwas making
you, we, theywere making
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been making
he, she, ithas been making
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been making
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be making
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been making
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