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    #1

    Cool omission of "of"

    Hello!


    Which is the right expression? :

    -a couple of days or a couple days?

    -She's not sure of what she wants or she's not sure what she wants.

    Can we ever use "of" after "sure"?

    Thanks a lot
    W

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    #2

    Re: omission of "of"

    Not a teacher.

    Any of those options are fine. They mean the same thing.


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    #3

    Re: omission of "of"

    All of your sentences are fine. You can also use the preposition "about" after "sure."

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