Troubled relationships can actually be mended during this time.
But look for any breach between the GOP establishment powerhouse and the Tea Party-backed Paul to be mended very quickly.
She mended broken hearts where she could, but she broke none.
The fore-topsail had been mended as well as the foresail, and was set anew.
I stayed at home instead, and mended my clothes; they seemed to want it, rather.
The broken strings of the violins were immediately found to be mended.
If they even worked in the fields or mended the roads in their own country!
Well, the family boots are mended on Sundays by James himself.
"Chips," the carpenter, mended the galley; the cook's broken shins were plastered up; and in a few days all was well again.
It was an eggcup, and its stem had been mended with plaster.
c.1200, "to repair," from a shortened form of Old French amender (see amend). Meaning "to put right, atone for, amend (one's life), repent" is from c.1300; that of "to regain health" is from early 15c. Related: Mended; mending.
early 14c., "recompense, reparation," from mend (v.). Meaning "act of mending; a repaired hole or rip in fabric" is from 1888. Phrase on the mend attested from 1802.