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recover in English:

1. get over get over


You'll get over this, Riley, I promise.
get over cold
In real life you have a bit more time to recover from the rejection, to get over it. / He helped me get over that.
How long do you think it usually takes people to get over a break-up?
It can take weeks to get over an illness like that. He got over his dog death.
get over the wall, get over the problem
How soon will Phoebe get over if her plans don’t work out?
Honey helps many people get over a cold
I cant get over that you got divorced
People get over all sorts of disabilities and recover from all sorts of things.
She was only just getting over the flu when she got a stomach bug. It took him years to get over the shock of his wife dying. It took her months to get over Rupert when he finished the relationship.
Katy was really upset when she failed the test. She thought she would never get over feeling so stupid.
She’s just getting over the ​flu. I can’t get over how ​short he is (= it ​surprised me).
Definition if you get over an illness or other problem, you become better again and things are back to normal
I need to get over that flu as soon as possible because I'm going on holiday in two weeks.

English word "recover"(get over) occurs in sets:

phrasal verbs definitions
phrasal verbs

2. recuperate recuperate


The doctor thought you needed some more time to recuperate.
Several days pass while Sir Robert recuperated

English word "recover"(recuperate) occurs in sets:

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3. retrieve retrieve


I want to retrieve the letter.
You will be able to help them retrieve this money.
I retrieved the data I needed from his computer.
My men can retrieve the documents that have been stolen from you, but it won't be cheap.
I want to retrieve my grandmother's ring. (formal) I retrieved the data I needed from his computer. Passengers retrieve bag tag at kiosk
I promise I will retrieve your stolen necklace.
Her emails were retrieved from the company server.
You first retrieved from memory the cognitive program for multiplication that you learned in school, then you implemented it.
The energy is retrieved from the difference in the salt concentration between seawater and river water.
Now, I don’t think we can deal with this on the phone, so I’m going to send a service engineer to see if they can retrieve your data.
An example of retrieve is for a dog to bring a bone back to his owner after the owner threw the bone into the air.
retrieve = get something back
retrieve data
He learnt of some very powerful magical object and went on a long journey to retrieve it.
Any DRO will naturally ensure that its contracts include penalties for violent crimes – so if you steal a car, your DRO has the right to use force against you to get the car back – and probably retrieve financial penalties to boot.

4. from from


Greetings from Poland.
The changes resulting from the women's movement have affected both women and men.
The goods ordered from England last month have not arrived yet.
I regret that a previous engagement prevents me from accepting your kind invitation.
From time to time, he goes to Tokyo on business.
Tom checked out a few books from the school library a few days ago.
The Balkan Mountain range runs across Bulgaria from west to east.
Each time I see Mary, I learn something new and important from her.
Could you please tell me again what school you graduated from?
The year after I graduated from college, I was finally able to find a job.
Tom managed to escape from the room where his kidnappers had kept him locked up.
It's still too hard to find a job. And even if you have a job, chances are you're having a tougher time paying the rising costs of everything from groceries to gas.
Father comes home from work about nine in the evening.
In most cases, car accidents result from lack of sleep.
Aside from that, is there anything else you want?