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    #1

    winds of

    Was some context below blown away by strong winds (after of), or it's something I do not understand?

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    "Parts of the UK are on alert for flooding today as severe gale force winds of are expected to batter coastal areas."
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    #2

    Re: winds of

    I think the second "of" in that sentence is a typo and shouldn't have been there.


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    #3

    Re: winds of

    Please correct your profile information, teechar.

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    #4

    Re: winds of

    Quote Originally Posted by Auldlangsyne View Post
    Was some context below blown away by strong winds (after of), or it's something I do not understand?
    No, the strong winds blew the extra "of" in there.

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    #5

    Re: winds of

    "Teechar" seems to have moved from Aaland to Iraq. Busy person.

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