make it to (somewhere)

The phrase "make it to ___" means to come to somewhere. You use this to talk about attending events or meeting people. There are a few situations that you can use "make it" in:

  • When you're telling someone that you won't come to an event, party or meeting:
    I'm really sorry, but I won't be able to make it to New York next month.
  • When someone comes to an event that you didn't expect them to come to, you show that you're surprised and happy:
    "Oh, you made it!"
  • When you ask someone if they're going to come to a meeting, party, or event:
    "We're going to have some people over for dinner on Saturday. We'd love it if you could make it."

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