Meaning of “patch sb/sth up” in the English Dictionary

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"patch sb/sth up" in British English

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patch sb/sth up

phrasal verb with patch uk /pætʃ/ 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.

(Definition of “patch sb/sth up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)