For one of the question trump was asked. what do you think about women's equality ?

then he says

"You’re gonna make the same if you do as good a job"

I couldn't understand the meaning. Can someone explain me ?

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    It will need a bit more context. Are they talking about a mistake? Sep 18, 2019 at 16:10
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    @marcellothearcane ... make as in "make money". It's an Americanism. Sep 22, 2019 at 18:44

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I think the most confusing part here for an English learner is that make has a lot of different meanings. One meaning is to "earn" (for instance money): "13: to gain (something, such as money) by working, trading, or dealing", example "make a living" (Merriam-Webster).

So "make the same" here means "earn the same amount". The rest of the sentence should be obvious: "women will earn the same amount as men if they do a job as well as men do it".

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