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The region seems to present a recurring problem to royal couples. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That one case might be said to symbolise a recurring theme when it comes to football and corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In fact, silver was a recurring theme at the shows. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will surprise nobody that he already has a third book planned, which will explore a recurring theme. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has made fighting injustice a recurring theme since she became PM. The Sun (2016)This brings us to an unexpected recurring theme at the festival: strong women who form powerful bonds with giant squid monsters from outer space. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They recur again and again and come in different shapes and forms. Christianity Today (2000)You have recurring thoughts about your death or the death of your infant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The recurring theme in many of these stories is the influence of airlines on aeroplane design. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is a problem which may recur. The Sun (2010)And he has come up with one recurring theme. The Sun (2011)Amber also gets disability allowance because she is obese and has recurring problems with her leg. The Sun (2015)It was a spectacle that seems set to recur time and again over the next eighteen months to two years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is the reason for suggesting that you initially focus on just two or three typically negative and frequently recurring thoughts. French, Barbara Coping with Bulimia (1987)It has been a recurring theme. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is becoming a recurring problem. The Sun (2015)This, despite my recurring nightmare of sudden and certain death in a hellish frozen gorge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's like the worst kind of recurring nightmare. The Sun (2008)This was a recurring theme during the Forum. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is a recurring theme: his regret at being limited to serious roles. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And he says he is convinced his best golf is still to come now that he has shaken off his recurring injury problems. The Sun (2013)There are recurring themes, but few apply across the board. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The recurring nightmare for swap managers is that one party will default, leaving the bank with a large unmatched position. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)It's like a recurring nightmare. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That man has caused my family unimaginable pain, suffering and grief and the recurring nightmare of what he did to her. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Fortunes made, lost, then made again are a recurring theme. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Worse still, they known that the same problems recur again and again, no matter how many times they are "solved. Peter F. Drucker MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)

Synonyms of 'recur'

happen again, return, come back, repeat
return to mind, come back, be remembered, run through your mind

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Translations for 'recur'

British English: recur VERB
If something recurs, it happens more than once.
...a theme that was to recur frequently in his work.
  • American English: recur
  • Brazilian Portuguese: recorrer
  • Chinese: 屡次发生
  • European Spanish: repetirse
  • French: revenir
  • German: sich wiederholen
  • Italian: ricorrere
  • Japanese: 再発する
  • Korean: 반복되다
  • European Portuguese: recorrer
  • Spanish: repetirse


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