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    Cool I was made redundant or I got redudancy?

    Hello amigos!

    I was made redudant or I got redudancy, Which one fits better?

    Thanks,

    Sam

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    Re: I was made redundant or I got redudancy?

    Quote Originally Posted by sambistapt View Post
    Hello amigos!

    I was made redudant or I got redudancy, Which one fits better?

    Thanks,

    Sam
    Hi Sam

    I know you can say 'I was made redundant'. With the second one I'm not sure. One of the teachers would have to verify.
    Is the second one correct? Could we also say 'I got redundant'?

    Note: I'm not a teacher.

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    Re: I was made redundant or I got redudancy?

    Quote Originally Posted by misiania View Post
    Hi Sam

    I know you can say 'I was made redundant'. With the second one I'm not sure. One of the teachers would have to verify.
    Is the second one correct? Could we also say 'I got redundant'?

    Note: I'm not a teacher.
    Yes you can say "I got redundancy" but I wouldn't, I would much prefer "I was made redundant." You could say "I got made redundant" and, since one of the meanings of the verb "to get" is "to become", I suppose you could say "I got redundant" but it looks illiterate to me.

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    Re: I was made redundant or I got redudancy?

    I was made redundant, since it means to be laid off. Americans don't use this term as the British do. I got redundancy is poor grammar.

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    Re: I was made redundant or I got redudancy?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hawk View Post
    I was made redundant, since it means to be laid off. Americans don't use this term as the British do. I got redundancy is poor grammar.
    So in America do you say 'I was laid off'?

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