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    A doctor cures a patient's illness.

    A doctor cures a patient's illness.
    A doctor cures a patient of his/her illness.

    Which sentence should l use? Thanks.
    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 08-Mar-2014 at 17:15.

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    Re: A doctor cures a patient's illness.

    I am not a teacher.

    Both uses of the verb "cure" are possible.

    You can cure a patient of an illness, or you can cure an illness.

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    Re: A doctor cures a patient's illness.

    I think there's a name for this kind of verb. Does anybody know what it is?

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