A Phrasal Verb a Day - Learn English Phrasal Verbs with Luke Thompson
A Phrasal Verb a Day #80 - to make something up: And 'to make up with someone'.
"to make something up" = to invent something (like a story, or an excuse)
"Did you just make that up?"
"Stop making up excuses"
"My Dad used to tell me bedtime stories. He'd make them up off the top of his head."