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  1. EidolaC
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    Please explain the difference between to wake and to awake

  2. burro
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    Quote Originally Posted by EidolaC View Post
    Please explain the difference between to wake and to awake

    Here's a good explanation:

    USAGE NOTE:The pairs wake, waken and awake, awaken have formed a bewildering array since the Middle English period. All four words have similar meanings, though there are some differences in use...

    (more at wake 1. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.)

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