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What is an other-repair?



An other-repair is a repair made by a participant other than the one whose speech is repaired.

Example (English)
  • In the following exchange, the second turn is an other-repair:

  • A: I need a new bolt for my oil filter.
  • B: PAN, you mean.
  • A: Right...
  • Generic
      An other-repair is a kind of

    Levinson 1983 340–341

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