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could not make it

English translation: could not be present

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English term or phrase:could not make it
English translation:could not be present
Entered by: mockingbird (X)

03:27 Apr 8, 2005
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase: could not make it
could not make it = could not come?

The summon letter had been sent to the two witnesses on Thursday (7/4). However, the witnesses could not make it since Andi Adriadi was at the time was in Jakarta, while Alizar had yet to get permission from his superior,” said Dodi.
mockingbird (X)
could not be present
Explanation:
you're absolutely right.
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NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 08:34
Grading comment
thanks
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
5 +19could not be present
NancyLynn


Discussion entries: 2





  

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0 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +19
could not be present


Explanation:
you're absolutely right.

NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 08:34
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 48
Grading comment
thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michael Schubert
0 min

agree  Yvonne Becker
1 min

agree  Refugio
9 mins

agree  Oso (X): ¶:^)
11 mins

agree  Robert Donahue (X)
14 mins

agree  rangepost
22 mins

agree  Tsogt Gombosuren
29 mins

agree  humbird
32 mins

agree  RHELLER: one of those idioms :-)
42 mins

agree  EdithK
1 hr

agree  Balaban Cerit
1 hr

agree  conejo
2 hrs

agree  Penelope Ausejo
2 hrs

agree  Marea
2 hrs

agree  Can Altinbay: Right
2 hrs

agree  Kevin Kelly
2 hrs

agree  tappi_k
6 hrs

agree  Charlie Bavington (X): 260+ questions asked, nil answered. Is someone taking advantage.... :-)
6 hrs

agree  Mikhail Kropotov
8 hrs
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