patch up (2)
Meaning: to mend ties or repair a relationship after a disagreement or a disputeSynonym: reconcile (formal)
- patch sth up My sister and her husband argue a lot, but they always patch things up before long.
- patch up sth The leaders of the two countries patched up their differences and avoided a war.
patch up (2): differences, disagreement, quarrel, relations, relationship, things, rift
Ben and his father had a good talk and it looks like they've patched things up after their