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What is squint? #1 (permalink) Sat Feb 28, 2009 15:34 pm   What is squint?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #196 "Phrasal Verbs (L to P)", question 4

Even though she squinted, she couldn't ......... what he had written.

(a) make out
(b) make over
(c) make about

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #196 "Phrasal Verbs (L to P)", answer 4

Even though she squinted, she couldn't make out what he had written.

Correct answer: (a) make out
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What is squint? #2 (permalink) Sat Feb 28, 2009 15:41 pm   What is squint?
 

Hi,

'Squint' suggests that you half close your eyes when you try to see something. You often squint when bright sunshine in your eyes prevents you from seeing clearly what is in front of you.

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What is squint? #3 (permalink) Fri Nov 25, 2011 14:39 pm   What is squint?
 

make out= see, notice, detect or understand, in this context?

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What is squint? #4 (permalink) Fri Nov 25, 2011 19:12 pm   What is squint?
 

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