- [P]赔罪,赔偿 sth done to repair or pay for some harm, unkindness, damage, etc.
a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
something done or paid in expiation of a wrong;
"how can I make amends"
- I want to make amends to my friend for breaking her precious vase.
- Bill made amends to Tom for rudeness.
- He made amends for his rudeness by giving her some flowers.
- He bought me a Coke to make amends for spilling my other drink.
- I accept these amends.
- make amends (for)
(为…)赔罪,赔偿make up (for); compensate (for)
make amends (for sth/v-ing)
I'm sorry I forgot about your birthday. How can I make amends?
If you carelessly took more than your share of the money, you should make amends at once by returning the extra money.
I must make amends for my fault.
It made him wish to make amends for his former unkindness to the boy.
He made amends for his rudeness by giving her some flowers.
How can I ever make amends for ruining their party?
我把他们的聚会弄砸了,这个罪可怎么赔得起呀?make amends to sb/make sb amends (for sth)
You must make amends to a person who was imprisoned unjustly.
I wish to make you amends for the loss.
I looked forward to an honourable amends.出自： Southey
- 表示“向某人赔偿”可说make amends to sb, 也可说make sb amends, 当然也可以说make sb amends for sth。