repair to

phrasal verb

repaired to; repairing to; repairs to
old-fashioned + formal
: to go to (a place)
After dinner, the guests repaired to the drawing room for coffee.
sometimes used humorously
Shall we repair to the coffee shop?

Examples of repair to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are contract companies that have people who do anything from component repair to major overhaul projects. Caitlin Kelly, WIRED, 15 Apr. 2024 Bring small electronics that need repair to a fix-it clinic, participate in a tie-dye workshop and learn about composting. The San Diego Union-Tribune Staff, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Apr. 2024 Why the author repaired to the remote Isle of Jura to write his masterpiece, 1984 By Stephen Metcalf The Isle of Jura is a patchwork of bogs and moorland laid across a quartzite slab in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides. Stephen Metcalf, The Atlantic, 5 Apr. 2024 The design and repairs to the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore will include increasing its resilience to climate change, as well as safety, according to the press release announcing the release of an initial $60 million in emergency relief funds to begin recovery and repairs. Joan Michelson, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 As such, the state often steps in to fund major repairs to the park’s historic buildings. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Feb. 2024 That one allowed quick repairs to a storm drain pipe along Carlsbad Village Drive near Pontiac Drive, where the combination of intense rain, debris flow and intrusive tree roots caused erosion that threatened to undermine the road. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Apr. 2024 There is nothing new about federal funding to help states with emergency repairs to highway infrastructure. The Editors, National Review, 3 Apr. 2024 Around that same time, the officer on duty for the Maryland Transportation Authority told officers who were at both ends of the bridge for the road repairs to close traffic, which likely saved lives. Minnah Arshad, USA TODAY, 29 Mar. 2024

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“Repair to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repair%20to. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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