English Grammar – Revert vs Reply

Revert

Definition: to return to a former state; to start doing something again that you used to do in the past

Example: Please do not revert to your old habits.

Reply

Definitionto say or write something as an answer to somebody or something

ExampleI will reply to his letter shortly.

Therefore, “I will revert to his letter shortly” is INCORRECT!

Sponge ME, English Tuition (Singapore)

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