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patch sb/sth up

phrasal verb with patch uk   us   /pætʃ/ verb
to give basic medical care to someone that helps them temporarily: If you've cut your hand, the first aider will patch you up.
Translations of “patch sb/sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…提供基本(或臨時)的治療,為…草草包紮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…提供基本(或临时)的治疗,给…草草包扎…
(Definition of patch sb/sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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