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    outside of Canada....outside Canada

    I'm wondering if the preposition 'of' is necessary in the sentence below.


    If you wish to use your card outside (of) Canada, you........


    Thank you for teaching me!

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    Re: outside of Canada....outside Canada

    No, it's unnecessary.

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    Re: outside of Canada....outside Canada

    Does this mean that the use of 'of' is optional - correct with or without 'of'?

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    Re: outside of Canada....outside Canada

    Yes, it's optional.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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