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    If body language was anything to go by

    Hello.
    make
    • archaic
    enter into a contract of (marriage):
    If body language was anything to go by, this was indeed a marriage made in heaven.
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    The part in bold means: judging from their gestures and facial expression, the newlyweds were very happy.
    Am I right?
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    Re: If body language was anything to go by

    Yes. What does "make" have to do with this?

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    Re: If body language was anything to go by

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    Yes. What does "make" have to do with this?
    The sentence contains "make" and is an example of using it.


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    Re: If body language was anything to go by

    Quote Originally Posted by Vik-Nik-Sor View Post
    The sentence contains "make" and is an example of using it.
    Yes, but that use of "made" is not archaic.

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