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    AmerikaMagyar is offline Banned
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    Default "raise" / "bring" the death toll to...

    Report: Death toll rises to 26 from China coal mine - CNN.com
    Rescue officials say five more bodies have been found after a coal mine gas leak in central China's Henan province, raising bringing the death toll to 26 as of Sunday morning, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
    Isn't either "raising" or "bringing" unnecessary?

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    Default Re: "raise" / "bring" the death toll to...

    Quote Originally Posted by AmerikaMagyar View Post
    Report: Death toll rises to 26 from China coal mine - CNN.com


    Isn't either "raising" or "bringing" unnecessary?
    Looks as if someone was in the middle of editing and forgot to omit one of the words. Either word will do, but not both. You are correct. Good eye!

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