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The really happy person is the one who can enjoy the scenery, even when they have to take a detour.
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Verb

Infinitive
to make it

Third person singular
makes it

Simple past
made it

Past participle
made it

Present participle
making it

to make it (third-person singular simple present makes it, present participle making it, simple past and past participle made it)
  1. to reach a place
    • 2003, Frank P. Baron, What Fish Don't Want You to Know
      I was scrambling to my feet when I saw the car sliding back toward me, having not quite made it to the crest of the hill.
  2. to survive, to live through something
    • 1980, Will D. Campbell, Brother to a Dragonfly
      Don’t die, pal. You’re gonna make it little buddy. Come on, man. We’re gonna help you, and you’re gonna make it.
  3. to become famous and successful
  4. to have sex
    • 1993, Vladimir Paral, The Four Sonyas
      ...a fellow who knew how to make every girl happy, but once he’d made it with her didn’t know where to go from there.

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