Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Mend"

The meaning of "Mend" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Ever on the mend?
A: @wwwmeowchan

On the mend – this expression means that you are healing from something

If someone is ever on the mend, I guess it means that they are always sick and always recovering.

Sounds terrible 🤷‍♀️
Q: O que significa to mend?
Q: O que significa "little mends"???
A: Mentes pequeñas
Q: O que significa mend ?
A: It means to fix something.

"He mended the hole in his shirt."

"I want to mend our relationship."
Q: O que significa mend?
A: (something that is broken or damaged).
"workmen were mending faulty cabling"
synonyms: repair, fix, put back together, piece together, restore;
sew (up), stitch, darn, patch, cobble;
rehabilitate, renew, renovate;
informalpatch up

antonyms: break, worsen

return to health; heal.
"foot injuries can take months to mend"

improve (an unpleasant situation, especially a disagreement).
"quarrels could be mended by talking"
synonyms: put/set right, set straight, straighten out, sort out, rectify, remedy, cure, right, resolve, square, settle, put to rights, correct, retrieve, improve, make better
"they mended their quarrel"

Example sentences using "Mend"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com mend.
A: Mend means to fix. To me, it is a higher register, or more formal than fix.
So, ¨Can you mend my ripped pants?¨
But ¨ They are mending the potholes in the road¨sounds a little weird. It would be They are fixing the potholes in the road.
¨Can this broken china be mended?¨

So I would say it is more for household things.

Also can be figurative, as in ¨You can´t mend a broken heart¨
You can also say ¨Make amends¨which means to make things right again. It is between people and usually involved apologizing.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com mend.
A: @jay1101 his heart will take time to mend because she left him. She has to mend the shirt, because it has a rip. My arm is still broken, but it is on the mend! (Getting better)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com To mend.
A: I need to mend the door.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com (to) mend.
A: @peachy_peach: yes, it could me applied or used in cases of someone who is recovering from an illness. For example, "I took a few days off from work while I was on the mend." Which means you took a few days away from work so you could recover from an illness.

Another way mend is sometimes used is to describe someone recovering from a broken heart. In this case, you would say "I am mending from a broken heart". So in a way, "mend" can mean "recovering".

Synonyms of "Mend" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre mend e repair e fix ?
A: they all have the same basic meaning, but are commonly used in slightly different ways.

I will mend the dress.
We mended our relationship.
I ripped the blanket and had to mend it before my sister noticed.

The mechanic will repair my car.
I used tools to repair the toaster.
I used glue to repair the broken handle.

We can fix this problem.
You need to fix that mistake.
I can fix anything she breaks.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre to mend e to fix e to repair ?
A: They all mean the same thing. Although mend is typically used when referring to clothing or fabric, and fix and repair are used when referring to machinery.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre mend e fix ?
A: To mend something is to bind or put something together.
To fix something is to repair what was once broken or damaged.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre mend e fix ?
A: The words are synonymous (similar) so there really isn't a difference. 'Fix' is more commonly used.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre mend e fix ?
A: mend is used for clothes when you want to repear them example: "I have to mend the hole in my sock". And fix is used when you want to put something in it's original form, like "the door is broken, I have to repair it"

Other questions about "Mend"

Q: mend yourself soa natural?
A: Do you mean "heal yourself"?

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