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Difference between recur and repeat



 
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Difference between recur and repeat #1 (permalink) Tue Apr 26, 2005 8:54 am   Difference between recur and repeat
 

Test No. incompl/advan-45 "At the Office (1)", question 3

The chief administrative officer disliked lack of attention to detail and insisted that such mistakes should never ..........

(a) recur
(b) repeat
(c) retake
(d) refer

Test No. incompl/advan-45 "At the Office (1)", answer 3

The chief administrative officer disliked lack of attention to detail and insisted that such mistakes should never recur.

Correct answer: (a) recur

Your answer was: correct
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I wasn't sure either because or "repeat".

When it is advisable only to use "repeat"?
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Repeat #2 (permalink) Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:34 am   Repeat
 

You would have to use this verb with an object or in the passive: be repeated.
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