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    #1

    recover or revive?

    I'm not sure about the choice between the two words when price is concerned. That is, shall I say the price in the stock market has revived or recovered? Thank you.


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    Re: recover or revive?

    Quote Originally Posted by chance22 View Post
    I'm not sure about the choice between the two words when price is concerned. That is, shall I say the price in the stock market has revived or recovered? Thank you.
    Greetings, choice22. I hope you will find the forum useful. Normally I would say that "stock prices" have recovered, or even that "the stock market" has recovered from its lows. If you use "revived" it tends to mean that there has been very little activity but that the trading has now picked up again; thus, you might say the "stock trading has revived."

    I hope that this is helpful -- and that your stock market never needs recovering.

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    Re: recover or revive?

    Quote Originally Posted by kfredson View Post
    Greetings, choice22. I hope you will find the forum useful. Normally I would say that "stock prices" have recovered, or even that "the stock market" has recovered from its lows. If you use "revived" it tends to mean that there has been very little activity but that the trading has now picked up again; thus, you might say the "stock trading has revived."

    I hope that this is helpful -- and that your stock market never needs recovering.
    Thank you very much for the help. It seems the more I learn English, the more questions I have. Accidentally I found this forum, and feel fortunate to find so many teachers helping me out of the puzzle. This is really very helpful!


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    Re: recover or revive?

    Quote Originally Posted by chance22 View Post
    Thank you very much for the help. It seems the more I learn English, the more questions I have. Accidentally I found this forum, and feel fortunate to find so many teachers helping me out of the puzzle. This is really very helpful!
    I hope that you will keep posting and that you will find the information useful. If only my brain were a little younger I would make the effort to learn Chinese! Thank you for making the effort to learn our language.

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