make good something

make good something


1 pay for, replace or repair something that has been damaged or lost: The suitcase went missing at the airport so the airline have agreed to make good the loss.The mechanic explained that they would have to make good the damage to the body of the car before they resprayed it.
2 do what you promised, threatened, intended, etc. to do: When she became President she made good her promise to ensure equal pay for both men and women.
See also: good, make, something