Do you know how to use these five words: Renovate, Rebuild, Repair, Renew, Reform? These are five words that are commonly used incorrectly in Japan. Read on to improve your English!
- Renovate -（建物・部屋を）修復する
Before After is a TV show in which they renovate houses.
Tokyo station & Himeji were recently renovated.
- Rebuild - 建て直す
Ise shrine is rebuilt every 20 years.
The big post office in Umeda was built a few years ago.
- Repair - 修理する
The mechanic repaired my car.
The tailor repaired my suit.
- Renew - 更新する
I renewed my passport.
I renewed my insurance policy.
- Reform - 改革する
Reform education in public schools.
Reform the healthcare system.