make amends

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make amends(
meyk
 
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mehndz
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. compensar
How do you propose to make amends to those you hurt?¿Cómo propones compensar a la gente que lastimaste?
Joel wanted nothing more than to make amends to the people he had stolen from.Joel solo quería compensar a la gente a la que había robado.
b. resarcir
Juan wants to make amends to the people he hurt the most with his drug addiction, his family.Juan quiere resarcir a las personas que más lastimó con su adicción a las drogas, su familia.
c. hacer las paces
Lilly wanted the opportunity to make amends, and Marvin just wanted her to disappear from his life.Lilly quería una oportunidad para hacer las paces, y Marvin solo quería que ella desapareciera de su vida.
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make amends
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
to make amends (for something)compensar (algo)
to make amends to somebody for somethingresarcir a alguien por or de algo
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amends [əˈmendz]
plural noun
to make amends (to sb) for sth (apologize) dar satisfacción (a algn) por algo; (compensate) compensar (a algn) por algo; I'll try to make amends in future trataré de dar satisfacción en el futuro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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