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    Power-cut

    Dear native speakers,
    In the following sentence the expression "a power-cut" means that the power was out. Now, what is the opposite of this situation, I mean, when the power is connected after the power-cut, what expression you use?
    "While Diana was watchingher favorite television programme, there was a power-cut."

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    Re: Power-cut

    'The power's back on.'

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    Thumbs up Re: Power-cut

    Quote Originally Posted by mehdihas View Post
    Dear native speakers,
    In the following sentence the expression "a power-cut" means that the power was out. Now, what is the opposite of this situation, I mean, when the power is connected after the power-cut, what expression you use?
    "While Diana was watchingher favorite television programme, there was a power-cut."
    Dear, the folloing link might be informative and helpful for you.
    POWER

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    Re: Power-cut

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    'The power's back on.'
    And in the context of watching TV, 'the power came back on just in time for the evening news'.

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