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    Default did the job for free/free of charge/for free of charge

    1. I did the job for free.
    2. I did the job for free of charge.
    3. I did the job free of charge.

    Which is the correct sentence?

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    Default Re: did the job for free/free of charge/for free of charge

    Well, i am a student.

    Sentence 2 is wrong.

    Sentence 1 and 3, both are right.But in my opinion sentence 3 is better because it is more clear. You can also write it in this way.

    "I did the job free of cost"


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    Default Re: did the job for free/free of charge/for free of charge

    Right, 2 is wrong.

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    Default Re: did the job for free/free of charge/for free of charge

    Thanks, Konungursvia

    Can I say "I did the job free of cost", as suggested by Nekbyte?

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    Default Re: did the job for free/free of charge/for free of charge

    I did the job free of charge sounds most professional.

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    Default Re: did the job for free/free of charge/for free of charge

    Thanks, Doran.

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    Default Re: did the job for free/free of charge/for free of charge

    Yes, free of cost is probably inaccurate, as it implies no consideration was given up by the doer of the favour.

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    Thanks, Konungursvia.

    Point noted.

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