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    Lightbulb "Can you make it" in the sense of "when"

    Hi there,

    I know this is common in UK, I would like to know if it's also used in US to use "can you make it" in the sense of "when".

    e.g.

    "We're meeting tomorrow afternoon. Can you make it?"

    Moreover, is it OK say "when can you make it?"

    Many thanks,
    Danilo

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    Re: "Can you make it" in the sense of "when"

    They both work in AmE.

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    Re: "Can you make it" in the sense of "when"

    Quote Originally Posted by Danilo Prates View Post
    I know this is common in UK, I would like to know if it's also used in US to use "can you make it" in the sense of "when".
    It does not mean 'when?' It means something like 'Will you be able to be there?'

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