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Slang

on the mend

This page is about the slang term on the mend

Meaning

to be recovering from illness or injury, getting better

For example

  • The operation went well, and he's now on the mend.

  • Our daughter was very sick, but she's on the mend now and she should be back at school next week.

Quick Quiz

If the economy is on the mend, things are

a. getting better

b. getting worse

c. staying the same

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Contributor: Matt Errey