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It is the lack of gravity on the moon that makes ___ leaps of 30 feet or more.
A. possible B. to be possible C. it possible D. it to be possible

I would choose C but some of my friends chose A. Actually I don't know which is correct. It would be easier if it were "make leaps possible"
Please help me to find the answer.
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Hi,
It is the lack of gravity on the moon that makes __ leaps of 30 feet or more.
A. possible B. to be possible C. it possible D. it to be possible

I would choose C but some of my friends chose A. Actually I don't know which is correct. It would be easier if it were "make leaps possible"
Please help me to find the answer.

Only A is correct syntax.
For C, you'd need to say something like
It is the lack of gravity on the moon that makes it possible to leap 30 feet or more.

Best wishes, Clive
Using A and C, the following sentences can be created:
A) It is the lack of gravity on the moon that makes possible leaps of 30 feet or more.
C) It is the lack of gravity on the moon that makes it possible to leap 30 feet or more.
In the case of (C), it has to be the subject of an infinitive phrase. So the noun "leaps", has to be re-written as the infinitive "to leap", and "30 feet or more" changed from a prepositional phrase to an adverb phrase.

(A) is much more natural with "possible" at the end of the sentence.
It is the lack of gravity on the moon that makes leaps of 30 feet or more possible .
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linhtho0211It would be easier if it were "make leaps possible"
I agree! But as it is, what is being made possible is not just "leaps" but the much longer group of words "leaps of 30 feet or more".
They've taken "make | leaps of 30 feet or more | possible" and switched the order a little because of that long group of words.
CJ
We need to understand a few things to answer this question correctly:

1. make it possible (for somebody/something) TO DO something

2. make something possible

In this question, we have the second pattern. Of course, questions like that mix up the two patterns in the incorrect answer choices, so we have to make sure we follow the pattern exactly.

This question is a little trickier because the adjective possible comes before the noun leaps instead of after it, which we sometimes do in English.

Do you want to know why we put the noun after the adjective here? Yeah, of course you do. It´s really quite simple. In English, we generally put the shorter part first. So, possible is shorter than leaps of thirty feet or more, so possible, comes first. Got it?

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Nino.
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As I know, "make possible sth" = "make it possible to do sth"
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Great explanation! Thanks.