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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REPAIR

It'll cost him more than he'll ever get from my miserly uncle to repair it.

I repair, then, fellow-citizens, to the post you have assigned me.

This day we had completed the repair of the wheels of half the drays.

Cost me thirteen dollars to repair one; vulcanize the tire, y'see.

Could it be that they were about to repair the stained-glass panes?

She wrung her hands in agony, distressed that she could not at once repair the evil she had done.

The Marshal answered that he desired him to repair to the Empress.

These stairs were of common wood, and somewhat out of repair.

Both buildings were shut up as tight as their state of repair permitted.

He paused to look round, uncertain to which of the log-houses he should repair.

WORD ORIGIN

"to mend, to put back in order," mid-14c., from Old French reparer "repair, mend" (12c.), from Latin reparare "restore, put back in order," from re- "again" (see re-) + parare "make ready, prepare" (see pare). Related: Repaired; repairing.

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