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    when she types or files

    She sometimes files and makes copies. She seldom makes mistakes when she types or files. (H. D. Brown, Teaching by Principles, first edition, page 6)

    Can the verb file be used intransitively as the above passage? I have consulted several dictionaries, but cannot find any such intransitive usage.
    Last edited by sitifan; 06-Dec-2015 at 08:16.
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: when she types or files

    Yes, it's fine.

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    Re: when she types or files

    We understand that she files something- it works, but it wouldn't work in all contexts.

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