Well, perhaps it isn't too late to mend
a bit there.
I would mend
the tire, having attended ambulance classes, do it very quietly so that she wouldn't hear, like the fairy cobblers who used to mend
people's boots while they slept, and then wait in ambush to watch the effect upon her when she awoke.
But he was very busy now, for he had to cook and mend
, besides getting food, for there was no one to help him.
I am always ready to mend
my manners to my betters," said he, "but I am afraid you cannot teach me any better than you can dust my jacket.
On returning, he began to mend
his pen as though he had not even noticed that I was there.