- 1 Post By Anglika
"Adding food scarcity and expensive fuel to the mix have made for a very volatile situation, he said."
in the text above, does "made for" mean "caused" or "led to"?
how common is it used in informal conversations, please?
Re: make for
Yes, it carries those meanings.
As to how common it is, that's not easy to answer. I've heard the construct, usually in slightly formal or academic contexts.
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