• make up for something
-to do something that corrects a bad situation
-Compensate for something lost, missed, or deficient.
: (잘못된 상황을 바로잡을 수 있도록) 벌충[만회]하다
Nothing can make up for the loss of a child. 그 무엇도 잃어버린 자식을 대신할 수는 없다.
After all the delays, we were anxious to make up for lost time.
그 모든 지체들이 있은 후에 우리는 잃어버린 시간을 만회하기를 간절히 바라고 있었다.
Her enthusiasm makes up for her lack of experience. 그녀의 열의가 그녀의 경험 부족을 벌충한다.
A warm and sunny September made up for a miserable wet August.
‘he was eager to make up for lost time’
• make up (to somebody) for something | • make it up to somebody (for something)
-to do something for somebody or give them something because you have disappointed them or caused them trouble and wish to show that you are sorry
-Compensate someone for negligent or unfair treatment.
: (손해나 잘못을 야기한 것 등) ~에 대해 (에게) 보상하다
How can I make up for the way I've treated you?
어떻게 해야 내가 당신에게 한 처사에 대한 보상이 될까요?
(informal) I'll make it up to you, I promise. (비격식) 내가 당신에게 그에 대한 보상을 하겠어요. 약속해요.
‘I'll try to make it up to you in the future’
George wanted to make it up to Andrea for being so bad-tempered towards her earlier.
You cannot change the word order in "make it up" that I can see; it has to be "make it up to [someone]".
• make up to somebody
-(British English, informal, disapproving) to be pleasant to somebody, praise them, etc., especially in order to get an advantage for yourself
-Attempt to win the favour of someone by being pleasant.
: (~에게) 알랑거리다
‘you can't go on about morals when you're making up to Adam like that’
‘I bet she was making up to the master.’
‘Harry made up to her shamelessly.’