Translation of mend in Spanish:
- 1.1 (Clothing)(darn)(patch)(shoe)Example sentences1.2 that shelf needs mending
1.3 (set to rights) See examples: she tried to mend mattershay que arreglar or reparar ese estanteto mend one's waystrató de arreglar las cosasyou need to mend your manners [dated]enmendarse→ say 1 1tienes que corregir tus modales
- The faulty shearing machines are repaired, the broken cobbles are mended and the new by-pass built.
- The crucially important thing now is that whatever fences were damaged or knocked are mended and rebuilt, and that we get on with the forthcoming challenges with a united front.
- It was not easy to find people to mend your shoes, repair your broken zipper or anything else that might be of minor importance but that is necessary for daily life.
- 1 (heal)(injury)curarse(fracture/bone)the rift between them had still not mendedsoldarsesus desavenencias aún no se habían zanjadoExample sentences
- I felt much better than I had earlier that day, my bones mending and bruises healing.
- A technique called pulse magnetic therapy is used to heal broken bones that won't mend under plaster, and it has also been shown to help with arthritis.
- Fractured vertebrae do heal, but they become compressed, and may mend in a wedge shape.
- (darn)to be on the mend [colloquial]ir mejorandoestar reponiéndoseExample sentences
- A devout cowboy lost his favourite Bible while he was mending fences out on the range.
- Subsequently, the mend in the fabric had parted and the rent now revealed a knee with well-preserved skin covering some musculature.
- There is a mend in the seam section on the bias and the seam running underneath the bust needs some stitch re-enforcement.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan
Find clear and straightforward guidance that will help you improve your Spanish grammar, pronunciation, and writing skills...
ESO (Educación Secundaria Obligatoria) is one of the stages of secondary education established in Spain by the