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    Will now be based

    Dear teachers

    In the following sentence, is it redundant, or natural to use "will now be based"... "will" indicates future, "now" indicates the current period. Please advise.

    "Holden will now be based in Beijing, according to a memo circulated among the company's staff member."

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    Re: Will now be based

    Yes, that works.

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    #3

    Re: Will now be based

    Note that the last word of the sentence should be 'members'.

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    Re: Will now be based

    To me, now suggests that this is a recent decision or move- it doesn't necessarily sound redundant.

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    Re: Will now be based

    No, it's not redundant at all. It is indicating a change. Before that. Now we will this.

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