patch up[ pach ]SEE DEFINITION OF patch up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PATCH UP
But it would be a sin to allow it; it would be spoiling a saint to patch up a sinner.
I was glad to patch up the quarrel, and willing to say and think no more about it.
I hit one of the canoes, Luka; I fancy they are trying to patch up the hole.
The king then empowered Melbourne to patch up the whig ministry.
Evidently his wife was not going to patch up peace at a word.
Why, they say Spain is trying to patch up the quarrel between us and France.
Actually she was trying to patch up his fallen angel for him.
They seek how they may patch up these fables, but they find no way.
Husband and wife had tried to patch up the damage, but had failed.
Do you wish to patch up a most clever piece with new daubing?
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PATCH UP
- compensate for
- do up
- fiddle with
- give a face-lift
- make good
- make up for
- patch up
- put back together
- put in order
- put right
- touch up