on the mend

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on the mend

  1. (idiomatic, of persons and their health) Healing or recovering, as from an injury or illness.
    My foot is on the mend but it still hurts to walk.
  2. (idiomatic, of situations or things) Improving or undergoing restoration to a previous, more favorable condition.
    Our marriage went through a difficult time, but now it is on the mend.