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    Showercappo is offline Newbie
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    Recognize vs. Observe

    Hi!

    Is it appropriate to use the word "recognize" in the sentence, "Some states do not recognize Daylight Savings Time"? I know that it is more common to use the word "observe" in that sentence but may I use the word, "recognize"?

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    Re: Recognize vs. Observe

    Quote Originally Posted by Showercappo View Post
    Hi!

    Is it appropriate to use the word "recognize" in the sentence, "Some states do not recognize Daylight Savings Time"? I know that it is more common to use the word "observe" in that sentence but may I use the word, "recognize"?

    Thanks!
    I wouldn't use "recognise"(BrE spelling) there.

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