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    paraphrasing of one sentence 5

    Dear teachers,

    Would you share with me your opinion concerning the following sentences?

    Having locked the drawer I suddenly remembered that I had left the letter in it.
    Having locked the drawer I suddenly recollected that I had left the letter in it.

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V

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    Re: paraphrasing of one sentence 5

    The first version is better.

    Recollect is usually used for remembering something further back in the past.

    Rover

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