On Thursday, as reports indicated Zsa Zsa was “on the mend,” TMZ ran a story saying Anhalt had blacked out and collapsed.
There, he first picked up needle and thread to mend the shirt of an SS guard who had just beaten him.
Cathleen Alexis and everybody else has cause to give thanks that the wounded officer, Scott Williams, is on the mend.
Now more than four years later, while still on the mend, the New Orleans criminal-justice system has survived.
By Election Day, I had been through a bone marrow transplant and was on the mend.
He helped her to mend the bicycle, and they talked of the beauty of spring and of modern poetry.
At the convent there was an old maid who came for a week each month to mend the linen.
Advantage was taken of the daylight hours to mend the komatik mud.
As for myself, I think, when I was pow-wowed, I must have been already on the mend.
Besides, if this is a secret place, no one could ever come up to mend it.
c.1200, "to repair," from a shortened form of Old French amender (see amend). Meaning "to put right, atone for, amend (one's life), repent" is from c.1300; that of "to regain health" is from early 15c. Related: Mended; mending.
early 14c., "recompense, reparation," from mend (v.). Meaning "act of mending; a repaired hole or rip in fabric" is from 1888. Phrase on the mend attested from 1802.