11/07/16 How to Use the Expression ‘MAKE GOOD’

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This expression means to compensate for, restore, or effect. It is a legal as well as a lay idiom; its primary use in law is in the field of contracts.
By inducing Deacon to violate his duty to the respondent company, he has occasioned to them a loss which their Lordships consider that he has rightly ordered to make good.
The person who has brought about the mixing was entitled to claim his proper quantity, but subject to the other proprietor’s being first made good out of the whole mass.