on the mend


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on the mend

getting better; becoming healthy again. I cared for my father while he was on the mend. I took a leave of absence from work while I was on the mend.
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on the mend

getting better after an illness, injury, or a bad period He's on the mend and walking a mile a day after a mild heart attack. With fewer people out of work, the economy is clearly on the mend.
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on the mend

Recovering one's health, as in I heard you had the flu, but I'm glad to see you're on the mend. This idiom uses mend in the sense of "repair." [c. 1800]
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on the mend

Improving, especially in health.
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