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    Any phrasal verb for 'make amends' please?

    Hi all,

    Would you please tell me if there are any synonyms in INFORMAL contexts used for 'make amends'?

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    Re: Any phrasal verb for 'make amends' please?

    You can make it up to ​someone.

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    Re: Any phrasal verb for 'make amends' please?

    Also, you can put/make things right with someone.

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    Re: Any phrasal verb for 'make amends' please?

    You can also patch things up.

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    Re: Any phrasal verb for 'make amends' please?

    AmE sometimes uses 'do right by' in this context, although it is used for other situations as well.
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    Re: Any phrasal verb for 'make amends' please?

    Doesn't 'make amends' itself qualify? It's not as if 'an amend' was something the making of which one could learn (in Amend making 101?).

    In a related idiom, when you've made amends you can check by saying 'Are we OK?'

    It's interesting that, etymologically, 'atone' has a hint of phrasal-ness in it.

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