- 1.1 (production, creation) See examples: a book about the making of the TV seriesthe encyclopedia has been nine years in the makingun libro que trata de cómo se hizo la serie de televisiónthe opportunity to see a star in the makingha llevado nueve años compilar la enciclopediala enciclopedia ha tardado nueve años en compilarsea revolution in the makingla oportunidad de ver a una estrella en ciernesthis is history in the makinguna revolución en gestaciónher problems are of her own makingesto va a pasar a la historiathe solution must be of your own makingella se crea sus propios problemasthey are involved in problems not of their makingla solución tiene que salir de usted (mismo)to be the making of somebody/somethingher years in New York were the making of herestán metidos en problemas de los que no son responsablesthe merger proved to be the making of Acmecolos años que pasó en Nueva York fueron decisivos (en su vida)el éxito de Acmeco se debió a la fusiónExample sentences1.2
also: makings pluralthe makings
- For example, we developed every major innovation in the iron and steel making process.
- Moreover, actual decision making was more complex than simply one drug and its attendant cluster of factors.
- Should children not be involved in the actual making of those films?
ofsomethingyou have the makings of a good story thereshe has the makings of a great actressallí tienes material or tienes todos los ingredientes para una buena historiathe novel has the makings of a TV serieses una gran actriz en ciernes or en potenciala novela tiene potencial para convertirse en una serie televisivaExample sentences
- Essentially, we now have the makings of a scrap over Britain's life companies that was predicted by this paper at the turn of the year.
- Put all these volatile elements together and we certainly have the makings of a heady, and potentially somewhat unstable, mixture for investment opportunities.
- The Penguins had all the makings of a Cup contender: a lethal offense, good goaltending, and good coaching.
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