Thesaurus / mend


His reappearance in a mundane setting such as the teachers’ awards speech — instead of a groveling public apology — could suggest that Ma’s relations with Beijing are on the mend.ALIBABA’S JACK MA REEMERGES FROM THREE-MONTH ABSENCE AFTER CLASH WITH BEIJINGEVA DOU, LYRIC LIJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When Julie’s boyfriend came home with a brand new iPhone for her at the end of the summer in 2019, Julie saw it as a peace offering—a sign that their relationship was on the mend.HOW DOMESTIC ABUSERS HAVE EXPLOITED TECHNOLOGY DURING THE PANDEMICMÉLISSA GODINDECEMBER 31, 2020TIME
That in particular is a sign, say some analysts, that the underlying economic conditions are on the mend, given the index increased sensitivity to changes in GDP and the economic cycle.DOW CROSSES 30,000 FOR THE FIRST TIME EVERLEE CLIFFORDNOVEMBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
More recently, the stock market’s rally has morphed from relief that the worst-case scenario of a full-blown financial crisis is off the table to hopes that the economy is on the mend.S&P 500 HITS A NEW RECORD, ERASING LAST OF PANDEMIC LOSSESVERNE KOPYTOFFAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
Is a Tailor, that can make a new Coat well, the worse Workman, because he can mend an old one?A LETTER FROM MR. CIBBER TO MR. POPECOLLEY CIBBER
Now, go and mend that deplorable frock, and if you don't dream over it, you won't waste too much of your holiday.THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
He was much disconcerted, and did not materially mend the matter by saying it was the first name that came into his head.THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
“But being disgusted with our luxury and giving it all up would not mend matters, little wife,” returned Jack with a faint smile.THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
We know well enough the weak parts of human nature: if they are treated tenderly, they may mend.JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
You'll get interfered with in a way you won't like, Pike, one of these days, unless you mend your manners.ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD


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