make (one's) peace with (someone or something)

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make (one's) peace with (someone or something)

To reconcile with or accept something that previously was a source of stress, conflict, etc. After years of not speaking, Janie finally made peace with her sister. You need to make your peace with the fact that your first business didn't succeed. There will be other chances.
See also: make, peace

make one's peace with

Reconcile oneself to, bring about friendly relations with, as in He's repented and made his peace with God. This expression was first recorded about 1315. Also see make peace.
See also: make, peace

make (your) ˈpeace with somebody

end an argument, a quarrel, etc. with somebody, for example by saying sorry to them: He made his peace with his mother just before she died. OPPOSITE: pick a fight/quarrel (with somebody)
See also: make, peace, somebody

make (one's) peace with

To bring oneself to accept; reconcile oneself to.
See also: make, peace
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It is said that a friend asked him if he had made his peace with God, and he replied:"We've never quarrelled.
PEP GUARDIOLA made his peace with Yaya Toure by telling the midfielder that he needs his help to bring Barcelona to Manchester City.
But he has made his peace with principle owner John Henry, who last night explained he asked Dalglish to return because he believes the FIRST AGAIN We broke news of Dalglish's return Reds will benefit from his vast knowledge.
His attempt to break his current contract and leave Headingley over the winter can't have helped his preparations for the 2007 campaign, though he made his peace with the club when Martyn Moxon and Darren Gough took over as head coach and skipper respectively.
Indeed, since moving in 1990 to Sauve, a small village in the south of France, Crumb has made his peace with America and become, in his late phase, a hermit preoccupied solely with his own obsessions (of course, even here humor abounds, as his libidinal struggles work their way into portraits of women in Art & Beauty Magazine, 1996/2003).
Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks in Disney's fine family film, ``Miracle,'' and chances are he made his peace with that a long time ago.
SEX scandal star John Leslie has made his peace with the man who named him as an alleged rapist.
KIERON DYER has finally made his peace with Newcastle.
Instead, Bush, unlike Ronald Reagan, has made his peace with existing governmental programs.
Both Kluivert and Rivaldo were substituted as Barca went down to a 3-0 defeat against Mallorca last Sunday, and although Rivaldo appears to have made his peace with van Gaal, Kluivert's relationship with his fellow Dutchman is in tatters.
Contrary to popular belief, the new boss has made his peace with the ex-Everton star, despite successfully suing him for libel, following comments made in the forward's book.
XABI ALONSO has insisted that he has made his peace with Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez and wants to stay at Anfield.
Hopefully, he will have made his peace with everyone now and shown suitable remorse.
Ronaldo also claims he has made his peace with his Manchester United team-mate via text messages.