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    make it to

    Hi experts,

    Could you pls. kindly tell me what the meaning of "make it to" is?

    I saw a sentence as follows:

    I'm afraid I will not be able to make it to our meeting

    can I say: I'm afraid I will not be able to attend our meeting ?

    what's the difference between them?

    Thank you.

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    Re: make it to

    UP!!!

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    Re: make it to

    Quote Originally Posted by tobysky View Post
    UP
    You only waited 10 minutes before posting your completely unnecessary "Up" post. This is not the way to endear yourself to teachers here. I suggest that after 24 hours and 10 mins you could make a case for it.

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    Re: make it to

    Quote Originally Posted by tobysky View Post
    Hi experts,

    Could you pls. kindly tell me what the meaning of "make it to" is?

    I saw a sentence as follows:

    I'm afraid I will not be able to make it to our meeting

    can I say: I'm afraid I will not be able to attend our meeting ?

    what's the difference between them?

    Thank you.

    Toby
    They mean the same.

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    Re: make it to

    Sorry. Regarding the suggestion on "UP", I will keep it in my mind.

    Actually, I would like to know which one is more formal and oral? I don't get the usage of "make it to".

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    Re: make it to

    Quote Originally Posted by tobysky View Post
    Sorry. Regarding the suggestion on "UP", I will keep it in my mind.

    Actually, I would like to know which one is more formal and oral? I don't get the usage of "make it to".
    "make it to" means "manage to get to".
    "attend" is more formal.

    "Sorry, I can't make it" means "Sorry, I can't come."

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