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patch sb/sth up

phrasal verb with patch uk   /pætʃ/  us   /pætʃ/ verb
to give ​basicmedicalcare to someone that ​helps them ​temporarily: If you've ​cutyourhand, the ​first-aider will ​patch you up.
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