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    #1

    which one is correct -taken out /off

    which one is correct in the below?


    1. I have taken out the unwanted details in this document
    2. I have taken off the unwanted details in this document

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    #2

    Re: which one is correct -taken out /off

    Quote Originally Posted by english_learn View Post
    Which one is correct in the below?


    1. I have taken out the unwanted details in this document
    2. I have taken off the unwanted details in this document
    Of the two options, the first one.

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    #3

    Re: which one is correct -taken out /off

    I have taken out is appropriate

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    #4

    Re: which one is correct -taken out /off

    Quote Originally Posted by Aidani jamal View Post
    'I have taken out' is appropriate.
    I have added punctuation to your sentence, Aidani jamal.

    Please read this extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.

    Rover

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    Re: which one is correct -taken out /off

    Thank you so much Rover. I am just a student.

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