Definition of 'mend'
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Example sentences containing 'mend'
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He must mend the electric light when it fuses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is now on the mend. The Sun (2017)If you identify a problem and cannot mend it, then you are not adhering to the improvement gospel at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are now trying to mend our relationship. The Sun (2013)Then we rush to the hurting places to heal and mend. Christianity Today (2000)He comes down from mending the roof of his barn for this interview. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The journey to mend social care will be long but at least this is a first step. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Set aside time to mend a fractured friendship. The Sun (2012)It does not sound as if the covenant in your case says who must mend the road. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And all in a melancholy search for cash to mend the roof. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Just one call will mend a precious friendship. The Sun (2013)This was not the performance of a man who will be seeking time off to mend his marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some early intervention and guidance might not only stop but mend the rift that is opening up between you. Times, Sunday Times (2010)From now until polling day voters will be told that Britain is halfway towards a mended economy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was back hurdling again a fortnight ago - which proved that the injury had mended. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This Pope has put a lot of energy into mending historical rifts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These problems rarely mend themselves. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)When his Achilles mended, his knee gave way as he got out of the bath. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The former Prime Minister insists that politicians from all parties should be focused on mending the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The forward is recovering from Sunday's successful operation to mend a double fracture of his left leg. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Around 13,000 people a year in the UK face an operation to mend faulty heart valves. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'mend'
British English: mend /mɛnd/ VERB
If you mend something that is damaged or broken, you repair it so that it works properly or can be used.
They mended the leaking roof.
- American English: mend
- Arabic: يُصْلِحُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: consertar
- Chinese: 修改
- Croatian: popraviti
- Czech: opravit
- Danish: reparere
- Dutch: herstellen
- European Spanish: reparar
- Finnish: korjata
- French: réparer
- German: reparieren
- Greek: επιδιορθώνω
- Italian: riparare
- Japanese: 直す
- Korean: 고치다
- Norwegian: reparere
- Polish: naprawić
- European Portuguese: consertar
- Romanian: a repara
- Russian: исправлять
- Spanish: reparar
- Swedish: laga
- Thai: ซ่อมแซม
- Turkish: onarmak
- Ukrainian: ремонтувати
- Vietnamese: sửa chữa
Definition of mend from the Collins English Dictionary
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