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    have/get repaired

    "I need to take my TV to the repair shop to have/get it repaired"

    hi there,
    please, which verb is more appropriated?
    also, could I say "to repair it" instead of "to have/get it repaired"?
    thanks.


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    Re: have/get repaired

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    "I need to take my TV to the repair shop to have/get it repaired"

    hi there,
    please, which verb is more appropriate? They are both appropriate, neither one more than the other.

    also, could I say "to repair it" instead of "to have/get it repaired"? No. You could rewrite the sentence: I need to take my TV to the shop so that they can repair it.
    thanks.
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    Re: have/get repaired

    [quote=jctgf;295912]"I need to take my TV to the repair shop to have/get it repaired"
    please, which verb is more appropriated?
    also, could I say "to repair it" instead of "to have/get it repaired"?No, because you get somebody else to do something for you. You do not do it yourself.

    quote]
    In informal context- get.
    In formal one-have.

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    Re: have/get repaired

    [quote=banderas;295928]
    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    "I need to take my TV to the repair shop to have/get it repaired"
    please, which verb is more appropriated?
    also, could I say "to repair it" instead of "to have/get it repaired"?No, because you get somebody else to do something for you. You do not do it yourself.

    quote]
    In informal context- get.
    In formal one-have.
    thanks a lot!

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