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    "Make up for" or "Makes up for"

    Hi! I was wondering if in the phrase "I hope that its beauty make up for the trouble", the phrasal verb "make up" should be "makes up". Thanks.

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    Re: "Make up for" or "Makes up for"

    makes up for - mind the verb-noun agreement (it is the subject, noun singular)


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    Re: "Make up for" or "Makes up for"

    I would have thought "beauty" was the subject.

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    Re: "Make up for" or "Makes up for"

    yes, I was wrong. probably too much in a hurry...

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