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Repeat vs Repetition - are they exactly the same?

Can the proverb "Repetition is the mother of studies" be replaced by "Repeat is the mother of studies"? Repeat can also be used as a noun, and according to many dictionaries, both repeat and ...
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Proverb: “have fate without destiny”

I was looking for an English equivalent of the Chinese proverb (有įž˜æ— åˆ†) which describes couples who meet but who do not for whatever reason stay together. My friend (native speaker, no Chinese ...