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kiss and make up

To reconcile or resolve differences. The phrase can refer to a literal kiss, typically among a romantic couple, but is also used figuratively. I'm glad you two finally kissed and made up. It was awkward with you fighting.
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kiss and make up

 
1. Lit. [for two people who have been arguing] to kiss each other and apologize. John apologized to his wife for disagreeing with her, and they finally kissed and made up.
2. Fig. to forgive someone and be friends again. They were very angry, but in the end they kissed and made up. I'm sorry. Let's kiss and make up.
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kiss and make up

Settle one's differences, reconcile, as in The two friends decided to kiss and make up. This colloquial expression has largely replaced kiss and be friends, dating from the 1400s. [Mid-1900s]
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kiss and make up

If two people or groups kiss and make up, they become friends again after an argument or fight. I sent her a big bottle of champagne with a note saying, Sorry, hope we can kiss and make up. They argue constantly and publicly but always manage to kiss and make up.
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kiss and make up

become reconciled.
1991 Economist [China] and Vietnam are preparing to kiss and make up in the cause of socialist solidarity.
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