make it

Make for German speakers, but do/had for English speakers

The German verb machen can be partnered with many other words:

sauber machen, which can’t be translated to „make clean“

Party machen, which can’t be translated to „make party“

Sport machen, which can’t be translated to „make sport“

Sometimes you can use had or do instead of make:

Wir haben eine Party gemacht. = We had a party.

Ich habe Sport gemacht. = I did sport.

Sometimes you can use the partner word as the verb:

Er hat die Küche sauber gemacht. = He cleaned the kitchen.

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