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    Is it proper to say "The house was rebuilt from the ground up"? I know it is redundant but is it improper to conclude a sentence with "up" in this context?

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    Post Re: Prepositional phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered 1
    Is it proper to say "The house was rebuilt from the ground up"? I know it is redundant but is it improper to conclude a sentence with "up" in this context?
    "From the ground up" is an entire idiomatic expression in and of itself. It is correct as written.

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