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    to make of

    Hi,

    what are we to make of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony?

    What is the maining of this sentence? Any help will be appreciated.



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    Re: to make of

    'To make of' means 'to have a particular opinion about or understanding of'── quoted from http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/make_1
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: to make of

    I am not a teacher.

    'To make of' is a phrasal verb that means to understand the meaning of something. So, the sentence means something like 'What is Beethoven's Ninth Symphony all about? What, if anything, is its meaning?'

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