Can I use "repeat" instead of "repeat back"? What's different between "repeat" and "repeat back"?
Answer from a Native speaker
To "repeat back" specifically means to recite something back to the person you are speaking with. "Repeat" has the same intended effect as "repeat back," with a little less specificity. "Repeat back" is a little bit redundant as the "back" is already implied in the word "repeat." Ultimately, both can be used in this context. Ex: Repeat the answer back to me. Ex: Can you repeat your question?
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