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English definition of “repair to somewhere”

repair to somewhere

formal phrasal verb with repair     /rɪˈpeər/ US  /-ˈper/ verb [T]
to go to another place, usually in a group of people: After dinner, we repaired to the lounge for coffee.General words for movement
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