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repair to somewhere

formal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with repair   /rɪˈpeər/ us    /-ˈper/
to go to another place, usually in a group of people: After dinner, we repaired to the lounge for coffee.
Translations of “repair to somewhere”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指一群人)去某處,赴某地…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指一群人)去某处,赴某地…
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