I will be waking up with my children on November 5th and I will be fixing them breakfast as I usually do.
But when the court oversteps, fixing the problem is practically impossible.
And International Monetary Fund chief Christine Legarde proposed solutions for fixing the global economy.
For many Egyptian activists and reformers—the idea of fixing the internal culture of the Interior Ministry starts at the top.
Have they failed her by not “fixing” whatever this likability problem is?
Then fixing his spy-glass in his eye, he looked in the same direction; but either saw or affected to see nothing.
Then, he swung to the merchant, fixing him with a stern glare.
Dr. Bird dropped the films in a fixing tank and straightened up.
Paul increased the use of these by fixing a day for his departure.
It seems to me, therefore, highly probable that in fixing the site of Calvary the Empress was rightly guided.
late 14c., "set (one's eyes or mind) on something," probably from Old French *fixer, from fixe "fixed," from Latin fixus "fixed, fast, immovable, established, settled," past participle of figere "to fix, fasten," from PIE root *dhigw- "to stick, to fix."
Sense of "fasten, attach" is c.1400; that of "settle, assign" is pre-1500 and evolved into "adjust, arrange" (1660s), then "repair" (1737). Sense of "tamper with" (a fight, a jury, etc.) is 1790. As euphemism for "castrate a pet" it dates from 1930. Related: Fixed; fixedly (1590s); fixing.
"position from which it is difficult to move," 1809, American English, from fix (v.). Meaning "dose of narcotic" is from 1934, shortened from fix-up (1867, originally in reference to liquor).