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    Thumbs up List of Redundant Phrases/Sentences

    12 midnight
    12 noon
    3 am in the morning
    Absolutely spectacular/ phenomenal
    A person who is honest
    A total of 14 birds
    Biography of her life
    Circle around
    Close proximity
    Completely unanimous
    Consensus of opinion
    Cooperate together
    Each and every
    Enclosed herewith
    End result
    Exactly the same
    Final completion
    Frank and honest exchange
    Free gift
    He/ she is a person who…
    Important / basic essentials
    In spite of the fact that
    In the field of economics/ law enforcement
    In the event that
    Job functions
    New innovations
    One and the same
    Particular interest
    Period of four days
    Personally, I think/ feel
    Personal opinion
    Puzzling in nature
    Refer back
    Repeat again
    Return again
    Revert back
    Shorter/ longer in length
    Small/ large in size
    Square/ round/ rectangular in shape
    Summarize briefly
    Surrounded on all sides
    Surrounding circumstances
    The future to come
    There in no doubt but that
    Usual/ habitual custom
    We are in receipt of

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    #2

    Re: List of Redundant Phrases/Sentences

    Sorry. 12 noon and 12 midnight are not redundant. Those are different times.


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    Re: List of Redundant Phrases/Sentences

    Well, when I only say mindnight, it automatically means 12 in the night, similarly noon in itself means 12 in afternoon. Thus instead of using !2 midnight or 12 Noon, one can say midnight or noon.
    Dont you agree??

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    Re: List of Redundant Phrases/Sentences

    Yes, if you say "midnight" there is no reason to add anything.

    (Two I would like to abolish are "close proximity" and "end result". (There is no end result. There are always other results.))



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    Re: List of Redundant Phrases/Sentences

    Some speakers construct sentences like "The end result of our discussion was not as expected" over here the usage of end result is redundant and only result would do...

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