Textual thesaurus for "make it"

(verb) pass

go successfully through a test or a selection process

She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now

(verb) get in, go far, arrive

succeed in a big way; get to the top

After he published his book, he had arrived; I don't know whether I can make it in science!; You will go far, my boy!

(verb) pull round, pull through, survive, come through

continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)

He survived the cancer against all odds