make for somewhere

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make for (somewhere or something)

1. To move in the direction of some place, often hastily or in order to flee something. 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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

make for somewhere

to set out for somewhere; to run or travel to somewhere. Wilbur made for Philadelphia when he heard the police in the Big Apple were after him. Barlowe made for the stairs, but two shots rang out, and he knew it was all over for Mary.
See also: make, somewhere
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

make for somewhere

in. to set out for somewhere; to run or travel to somewhere. Marlowe made for the stairs, but two shots rang out, and he knew it was all over for Mary.
See also: make, somewhere
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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