Bibinur
help me to choose the right one Martin hasn't quite _________ his illness yet. 1)recovered 2)got over what's the difference between them?
Jul 28, 2014 6:32 PM
Answers · 5
Bibinur, can I give you a tip for doing this kind of exercise? These exercises often test both meaning and structure. Look for prepositions - words like 'to' 'from' 'at' and 'with' after or before the gap. Very often the alternatives do have the same meaning. You are quite right in thinking that both options mean 'got better'. But the difference - as Randy has pointed out - is that you 'get over an illness' but you 'recover FROM an illness.' There is no 'from' after the gap, so the only possible answer is 'got over'.
July 28, 2014
Say "got over". The word "recover" has the form "recover from".
July 28, 2014
What do you think yourself? What are your considerations?
July 28, 2014
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