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Using “Recover” in OET

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The word “recover” has different usage!

  • Recover from + a disease condition
  • Recover after + a procedure

You can use “recover” with or without non disease condition.

  • Recover + non disease condition (“malnutrition”)

NB: Non disease conditions are conditions that lead to disease conditions.

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  • Question of

    Ms Tara has been recovering ______ lung resection.

    • from
    • after
    • Any of the two
  • Question of

    Mr Parker and Ms Tara are recuperating _____ Covid19.

    • from
    • after
    • Any of the two
  • Question of

    The child is recovering ______ undernutrition.

    • from
    • after
    • Any of the two
  • Question of

    He is recovering _______ a trauma.

    • from
    • after
    • Any of the two

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