But look for any breach between the GOP establishment powerhouse and the Tea Party-backed Paul to be mended very quickly.
Troubled relationships can actually be mended during this time.
She mended broken hearts where she could, but she broke none.
"I fear we have not mended matters by crossing the desert," said Jane, sadly.
I stayed at home instead, and mended my clothes; they seemed to want it, rather.
You mended that little place in the curtain, did you, Martha?
If they even worked in the fields or mended the roads in their own country!
He had been working at his helm as he spoke, for the rest of his armour was now mended.
"Chips," the carpenter, mended the galley; the cook's broken shins were plastered up; and in a few days all was well again.
You shall not cross my threshold until you have mended your ways.
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.