i took my laptop in for repairs

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Senior Member
Cantonese
Why do we need to pluralize "repair" in this context?

I took my laptop in for repairs.

What if I use the singular form, does that mean its is grammatically incorrect?
 
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    American English
    You don't need to use "repairs" – in fact my first thought before I saw your question was that I would use "repair." Either will be correct, but I think you'll find "repair" more frequently used.
     
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