make it to
make it to (something or some place)
1. To arrive at some event or location successfully or on time. I can't believe we made it to the airport on time—I thought for sure that we would miss the flight! We only made it to the concert a few minutes before it was supposed to begin. I don't think I can make it back to camp—you go on without me!
2. To manage to reach some stage or point of progress. I ended up finishing with honors, but there were some points during college where I didn't even think I'd make it to graduation at all. This is the first time in over 30 years that our team has made it to the championship finals!
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make it to something
; make it as far as something Go to make it (until something).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.