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make for (somewhere or something)

1. To move in the direction toward some place, often hastily, and/or in order to flee. They made for the storm cellar as quickly as they could. It's getting dark, so we'd better make for camp.
2. To produce or result in something; to be good material for something. If nothing else, today's fiasco will definitely make for a good story. Being really busy always makes for a quick day. If I don't have a lot to do, time drags on so slowly.
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made for someone

created to please someone or look good on someone in particular. This hat was made for me. This suit was just made for me!
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made for something

to have been designed or manufactured for some purpose; to be very suitable for something or some purpose. This night was made for love. This wrench is manufactured from the strongest metal. It is made for jobs just like this one.
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made for

Perfectly suited for: They're really made for each other.
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The cultural relationship and contacts of Native Hawaiians with the Maori of New Zealand who provided the early impetus for FGC, the small size of the state, and its pattern of political-bureaucratic centralization allowing for statewide adoption of a uniform program, all made for statewide adoptability of this innovation.
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The fact is that the work of human hands results in a very special bread, specifically defined and made for the purpose, and it is a very special offering, in truth Christ's very own.
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Mark King worked for Taylor Made for 15 years before being recruited as vice president of sales of Callaway's fledgling golf ball operation in January 1998.