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    #1

    Is 'of' necessary?

    Hi there!

    Somebody is planning something and I need to know about it. Is 'of', in parenthesis, necessary or optional in the following sentence?

    Please, let me know (of) what you will do.

    Cheers,
    Tito

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    #2

    Re: Is 'of' necessary?

    It's better without it.
    “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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    #3

    Re: Is 'of' necessary?

    Of is wrong there.
    I am not a teacher.

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