Power bar in video games gets filled in full.

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"The power bar in the fighting video games (like street fighters) that is located at the top of the screen gets filled fully or in full in each new round."

Do fully and in full mean the same?
 

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Write ​Do "fully" and "in full" mean the same thing?
 

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Say that the power bar is completely full at the start of each level.
 

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Say that the power bar is completely full at the start of each level.

"The power bar in the fighting video games (like street fighters) that is located at the top of the screen gets (can we use "gets" in place of "is?") completely full at the start of each level."

Do "fully" and "in full" mean the same thing?
 

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No, don't use "gets" instead of "is".

The power level bar is full at the start of each level.
The power level bar becomes full before the start of each level.
 

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You could say it "gets refreshed" maybe.

But it's not the best choice.

Can you look at "it is filled fully" and see why this is bad style?
 

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You could say it "gets refreshed" maybe.

But it's not the best choice.

Can you look at "it is filled fully" and see why this is bad style?

Yes, because of "filled fully" but I am confused I think "filled" doesn't mean completley full, right? Can we say "filled in full" or "it was half filled?"
 

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You could say "half-filled" or "filled" but "fully filled" is redundant.
 
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