make amends

idiom

Definition of make amends

: to do something to correct a mistake that one has made or a bad situation that one has caused She tried to make amends by apologizing to him. I'd like to make amends (to you) for my behavior last night.

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“Make amends.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20amends. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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