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    General question

    Is it grammatically incorrect to say "I'll send it to you within the next 24 hours of time"?


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    Re: General question

    Yes - it is redundant to say "of time" since hours indicate time.

    I'll send it to you within the next 24 hours.


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    Re: General question

    Thanks Anglika,

    I agree that it is redundant to say "of time" but does that constitute a grammatical error, or is it just something that one could do without saying.

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    Re: General question

    kkookk- I once saw a t-shirt that said:

    Property of the
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    Reduce Redundancy
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    I totally agree with Anglika.
    B.

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