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An example use of mend in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… but how do you mend a broken heart …”
Mending is the act of repairing or putting back together something that has been broken or damaged.
the word mend occurs in english on average 3.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.