I. TheoryMachen is a very commonly used verb in German and it is therefore used in many expressions. Some of these expressions are similar to English (“make known”, “make efforts”), while others are not.
|Wir mussten große Anstrengungen machen, um dieses Projekt umzusetzen.|
We had to make great efforts to implement this project.
Ich habe gegen 17 Uhr beschlossen, Feierabend zu machen.
I decided at 5pm to call it a day.