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  1. anupumh's Avatar
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    Question Double Check

    Hi,

    Is the usage of "double check" appropriate in formal contexts?

    I have read it is an Americanism and an informal expression.

    Can recheck or reconfirim be used instead of "double check"?

    Thanks

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    Re: Double Check

    I would use confirm or verify, if you prefer to avoid the oral quality of double-check. Recheck and reconfirm don't sound very good, and are almost tautological.

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