patch up

patch up
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (colloquial)
a. hacer una cura or (wounded person)
b. curación de urgencia a
2. (marriage, friendship)
a. arreglar
we've patched things uphemos hecho las paces
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patch up
transitive verb
[+clothes] remendar provisionalmente; [+car, machine] arreglar provisionalmente; [+cut, wound] vendar; [+marriage, relationship] salvar
the hope that a baby will patch up a failing relationship
the doctor soon patched him up el doctor enseguida le curó las heridas; to patch things up (with sb) hacer las paces (con algn); they patched up their differences resolvieron sus diferencias
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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