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    Is 'at the scene' needed?

    The commotion at the market continued. The police finally arrived at the scene.

    I have joined the sentences as follows.

    The commotion at the market continued until the police arrived at the scene.

    I wonder if at the scene is needed because once the police arrived, it is understood that the police officers were at the scene.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Is 'at the scene' needed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    The commotion at the market continued. The police finally arrived at the scene.

    I have joined the sentences as follows.

    The commotion at the market continued until the police arrived at the scene.

    I wonder if at the scene is needed because once the police arrived, it is understood that the police officers were at the scene.

    Thanks.
    No, strictly speaking it is not necessary. I find it OK though.

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