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Replace vs revive #1 (permalink) Sat Oct 16, 2004 20:59 pm   Replace vs revive
 

Test No. incompl/inter-50 "Computers", question 3

I had only had my computer for three weeks when I had to have the hard drive ..........

(a) replaced
(b) restored
(c) retaken
(d) revived

Test No. incompl/inter-50 "Computers", answer 3

I had only had my computer for three weeks when I had to have the hard drive replaced.

Correct answer: (a) replaced

Your answer was: incorrect
I had only had my computer for three weeks when I had to have the hard drive revived.
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Replace/revive #2 (permalink) Sat Oct 16, 2004 21:47 pm   Replace/revive
 

Hi,

Replace simply means to put another part in the place of the old/broken part. Revive literally means bring back to life. You can revive someone who is apparently drowned by breathing into their mouth. You can also revive old songs/plays/shows by performing/playing them again.

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Replace vs revive #3 (permalink) Sat May 29, 2010 18:17 pm   Replace vs revive
 

hi Alain

I think it is his mouth .

I revive your answers instantly like flowers in water, restore the dead questions to be seen again, overtake what they were retaken, and ponder about what they are irreplaceable.
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Re: Replace/revive #4 (permalink) Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:46 pm   Re: Replace/revive
 

Alan wrote:
Hi,

Replace simply means to put another part in the place of the old/broken part. Revive literally means bring back to life. You can revive someone who is apparently drowned by breathing into their mouth. You can also revive old songs/plays/shows by performing/playing them again.

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Replace vs revive #5 (permalink) Fri Jul 04, 2014 13:01 pm   Replace vs revive
 

Hello! Sentence: "I had only had my computer for three weeks when I had to have the hard drive restored." Why restored is incorrect in this case? Restore= bring something back to its original state, for example bring back hard drives factory settings? With kind regards, Oinas.
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Replace vs revive #6 (permalink) Fri Jul 04, 2014 18:23 pm   Replace vs revive
 

We don't restore hard drives, we restore things that are kep on hard drives.
It is not the hard drive that is restored when a computer fails. Often the hard drive is used to restore the operating system or other files.
If the hard drive fails then it needs to be repaired or replaced, and these are the correct terms to use.
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Replace vs revive #7 (permalink) Sun Jul 13, 2014 13:40 pm   Replace vs revive
 

I had only had my computer for three weeks when I had to have the hard drive ..........

(a) replaced
(b) restored
(c) retaken
(d) revived

We replace hard drive.
We restore data.
We retake something.
We revive the system.
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Replace vs revive #8 (permalink) Sun Jul 13, 2014 15:14 pm   Replace vs revive
 

Oh, an echo!

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Replace vs revive #9 (permalink) Sun Jul 13, 2014 19:12 pm   Replace vs revive
 

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