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    Samantha293 is offline Newbie
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    Arrow Make A Fool <Out> Of

    a) "He made a fool of himself."
    b) "He made a fool out of himself."

    Is it possible that one is more correct than the other, or are they both okay?

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    Default Re: Make A Fool <Out> Of

    They're both OK, but the first is better as out is redundant.

    Rover

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    Default Re: Make A Fool <Out> Of

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    They're both OK, but the first is better as out is redundant.

    Rover
    I'm rather pleased to see my understanding confirmed by a teacher!

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