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    You'll find out if she is everything you make her out to be.

    Hi,

    Could you tell me what the phrase "you make her out to be" means in the sentence below.

    You'll find out if she is everything you make her out to be.

    Thanks.

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    Re: You'll find out if she is everything you make her out to be.

    It means everything "that you suppose (or discern) she is".

    "He made her out to be a beauty queen although, in reality, she was rather plain."

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