Translation of make up for in Spanish:

make up for

verb + adverb + preposition + object/verbo + adverbio + preposición + complemento
  • compensar their enthusiasm makes up for their lack of experience su entusiasmo compensa or suple su falta de experiencia no amount of money can make up for losing a limb la pérdida de un miembro no se puede compensar con dinero we'll have to work even harder, to make up for lost time tendremos que trabajar más para recuperar el tiempo perdido what she lacks in technique she makes up for in style lo que le falta de técnica lo compensa con estilo
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