troubleshooting Question

Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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Hi I have a table named test and a column named technologyid. Now this column is the primary key of the table
but at the same time, this column is also the foreign key referencing to another table. I know this is weird but this is how the table has been designed.

Now, I have a requirement to insert some records and these are existing technologyid's and it throws the below error.

Msg 2627, Level 14, State 1, Line 1
Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint 'PK_TechnologyAttributes'. Cannot insert duplicate key in object 'dbo.TechnologyAttributes'. The duplicate key value is (666).
The statement has been terminated.

Is there any way to get around this ?

Many Thanks
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