Idiom – Kiss And Make Up

English Idiom – Kiss and make up.

Meaning – To make friends after a disagreement or argument. This is a phrase used to encourage two people who have had an argument or disagreement to reconcile and make peace with each other. It implies that the two parties should set aside their differences, forgive each other and move forward in a positive way. The phrase suggests that a simple gesture, such as a kiss or an apology, can help repair a damaged relationship and restore harmony.

In this idiom make up is a phrasal verb which means to become friendly with someone again after an argument.

The phrasal verb make out can be used to describe kissing and holding someone in a sexual way.


  • “You’ve been arguing about the stupid football game all week! It’s time for you to kiss and make up!”

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What is an idiom?

An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally.  An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.

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