repair to (some place)

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repair to (some place)

1. To go or betake oneself to some place. Let us repair to the drawing room for some aperitifs before dinner. The two presidents repaired to a private meeting room following the press conference.
2. To frequent some place; to go to some place often. The group of CEOs repair to the same restaurant for lunch every Friday to discuss business strategies.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

repair to some place

to move oneself to some place. I will repair to my room until the crisis is over. She repaired to a safe place for the duration of the storm.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

repair to

To move oneself to some place; go somewhere: The lawyers repaired to the judge's chamber for further discussion.
See also: repair, to
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Molly, therefore, having dressed herself out in this sack, with a new laced cap, and some other ornaments which Tom had given her, repairs to church with her fan in her hand the very next Sunday.
Because John Deere has wanted to limit repairs to its own technicians and authorized repair shops, farmers have had to crack into their vehicles in order to do repairs they previously could freely perform.
Appliance Medic, Inc., is now offering discounted appliance repairs to brand-new customers in the area.
Group similar types of repair together, such as structural repairs to concrete elements, cosmetic repairs, joint details, waterproofing repairs, etc.
Specialties include reconditioning, conversion, and repairs to existing molds.
That made it difficult for armorers to get the parts they needed to make repairs to their weapons.
* The costs of preventing and detecting inflated estimates and improper repairs to insurance companies are steep.
Instead, the taxpayers made the repairs to keep the building in a safe condition to comply with the city's building code.
New research into the car body repair market in Europe shows that the average cost of accident repairs to passenger cars in Western Europe grew by 20 per cent between 1996 and 2002.
Most already have closed circuit television and cleaning equipment and for a minimal investment and proper training they can install point repairs to compliment those services.
(30) The doctrine is generally invoked in cases involving a series of extensive repairs to rehabilitate dilapidated buildings.
Motorists paid for just enough repairs to pass the test.
The managing agent and board can coordinate repairs to conserve time, avoid unnecessary expenses and reduce inconvenience for residents.
Usually this approach is limited to substantial capital improvements and repairs to the same specific assets.