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|informal terms for a difficult situation
he got into a terrible fix
he made a muddle of his marriage
|something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
she needed a fix of chocolate
|the act of putting something in working order again
|an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers
|a determination of the place where something is
he got a good fix on the target
|A position of difficulty or embarassment; predicament; dilemma.
|restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
She repaired her TV set
Repair my shoes please
|cause to be firmly attached
fasten the lock onto the door
she fixed her gaze on the man
|decide upon or fix definitely
fix the variables
specify the parameters
|prepare for eating by applying heat
Cook me dinner, please
can you make me an omelette?
fix breakfast for the guests, please
|take vengeance on or get even
We'll get them!
That'll fix him good!
This time I got him
|set or place definitely
Let's fix the date for the party!
|kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
|make fixed, stable or stationary
let's fix the picture to the frame
in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized
|influence an event or its outcome by illegal means
fix a race
|put (something somewhere) firmly
She posited her hand on his shoulder
deposit the suitcase on the bench
fix your eyes on this spot
|make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
Get the children ready for school!
prepare for war
I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill
|To make firm, stable, or fast; to set or place permanently; to fasten immovably; to establish; to implant; to secure; to make definite.
|To become fixed; to settle or remain permanently; to cease from wandering; to rest.