make arrangements for

Plan or prepare for someone or something, as in Who is making all the arrangements for our sales meeting? This expression employs arrangements in the sense of “measures or preparations for a particular purpose,” a usage dating from the late 1700s.


Nearby words

  1. make an end of,
  2. make an example of,
  3. make an exception,
  4. make an exhibition of oneself,
  5. make an impression,
  6. make as if,
  7. make away,
  8. make away with,
  9. make bail,
  10. make believe

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