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You Made It

Meaning/Usage: To succeed at something; to arrive

Explanation: The literal meaning to say a person arrived.  But another common meaning is to say they succeeded at something.

"I can't believe you made it.  It was a difficult task."
"You made it!  I didn't think you were going to show up."
"I heard you made it a whole week without smoking?"

A.  "You made it!  I thought you were out of town?"
B.  "I was, but I got home last night and thought I'd surprise you."
A.  "What a great surprise!  I'm so happy you are here."
B.  "Me too! Thanks for having me."

Other Common Sentences

"You did it."
"You arrived."


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