make good

make good  {v. phr.}
1. Выполнять обещание; воплощать что-либо.
Mr. Smith borrowed some money. He promised to pay it back on payday. He made good his promise.
Joe made good his boast to swim across the lake.
John's mother promised to take him and his friends to the zoo on Saturday. She made good her promise.
2. Компенсировать; выплачивать потери или ущерб.
The policeman told the boy's parents that the boy must make good the money he had stolen or go to jail.
- Часто используется во фразе "make it good".
The radio was broken while it was being delivered so the store had to make it good and send us a new radio.
3. Хорошо выполнять свою работу; преуспевать.
Kate wanted to be a nurse. She studied and worked hard in school. Then she got a job in the hospital and made good as a nurse.
Категории: money {v. phr.}