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."
This phrase appears in these lessons:
- “Jane wanted me to tell you that she's sorry she couldn't make it.”
- “I'm really sorry, but I won't be able to make it to New York next month.”
- “We have a connecting flight in 30 minutes and it looks like we won't be able to make it in time. Is there another flight that you can put us on?”
- “I'm sorry; something's come up, and I won't be able to make it.”