mending mending  /ˈmɛn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) garments that must be repaired
  2. (n) the act of putting something in working order again

Usage(s):

  1. He also has a stab at mending the hearts of the women in his life.
  2. Armed with her sewing machine, unflinching stoicism and determination, Madeeha, 37, is mending the fabric of Iraq.
  3. An update on a mending metropolis.

News

  1. West Contra Costa school district plans campaign to hike property values

    RICHMOND -- Seeking to benefit from the mending housing market, the West Contra Costa school district has hired a media firm to lead a campaign to get the county to raise assessed valuations on properties where they were lowered during the real estate downturn.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Montclarion

  2. Hailee Steinfeld & Joey King: Style Sunday with Children Mending Hearts

    Hailee Steinfeld and Joey King hit up for the 2013 Children Mending Hearts Style Sunday held at a private residence on Sunday afternoon (June 9) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The two young actresses were joined by Blake Michael at the event. “At #cmhstylesunday @childrenmending. I love this – great charity and cause. Doing good feels [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

  3. Lyndsy Fonseca & Jamie Chung: Children Mending Hearts Style Sunday 2013

    Lyndsy Fonseca keeps it cute at the 2013 Children Mending Hearts Style Sunday held at a private residence on Sunday afternoon (June 9) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 26-year-old Nikita starlet was joined at the event by actress Jamie Chung. The event has 26 style sponsors, like Coach and JCPenney, who have agreed to sell [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

Quotes

  1. "We are under no illusions that the work ahead will be easy or quick - or cheap; we have a lot to do to get this right," Geren said. "Mending the seams and fixing the myriad issues we have recently uncovered will take energy, patience,...
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Pete Geren Source: Forbes

  2. "I want to make Britain the most family-friendly country in the world," said Cameron, whose party are ahead in opinion polls. "A key part of helping families and mending our broken society is making sure that business is responsible in how it...
    on Feb 18, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Reuters UK

  3. "I was very, very lucky I didn't get hurt," Albarado said. "Actually, I was on the grass course so I kind of slid 10, 15 feet. It was unfortunate for the horse. I was unable to avoid (Mending Fences). I leapt over him to the left and then I...
    on May 19, 2007 By: Robby Albarado Source: Houston Chronicle

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