Using “Recuperate after / from” in OET

The following are some common preposition issues in writing and Speaking:

Recuperate from or after:

With surgery, we never say “recuperating from” because surgery is not a disease condition, so:

  • Recuperating after a surgery.
  • Recuperating from a disease condition.

Get ready for the Quiz!

  1. Mr Parker is recovering _______ a hemiarthroplasty.
  2. She has not recovered _____ the present condition.
  3. Ms Misty was presented with third degree burns ______ December.
  4. Then, after three days, Mr John’s treatment was paused _______.

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