The Broadcast

Hindrances, Accidents, and Mistakes

 

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And that's when I say, "I don't think I'm going to make it." And she says, "You were never gonna make it."

 
 

make it

(third-person singular simple present makes it, Present

participle Making it, Simple past and Past participle Made it)


2. (idiomatic) to succeed in doing something, for example in reaching a place, going somewhere, attending an event, arriving in time for something, adding to one's schedule or itinerary, or in getting where one wants to be in one's life or career, which sometimes means becoming or wanting to become successful (successful in a big way) or famous. 
 

He never made it to Italy, despite talking about it all his life.
 

I can't make it to the concert; i have to work.
 

I'm not just going to make it; i'm going to make it big.

 

                                                          -Wikipedia said all that

 

 
 
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Jonas is sitting by the fireside on a evening in April just after the sun has sunk behind the mountains. He won't have dinner for another hour or so yet. He watches the fire and ruminates. What is Jonas most likely ruminating on?

A. 27 hindrances that keep him from doing what he wants to be doing

B. 173 accidents that have buried him further into debt and a less than ideal living situation

C. 241 mistakes that have turned into deeply wraught regrets 

D. the fact that he won't ever make it