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    Still and until now in one sentence

    https://forum.wordreference.com/thre...#post-17098123

    Is it really wrong to use still and until now in one sentence?

    "I still haven't done that until now."

    I think it makes sense and is correct.

    Need your opinions please.

    aprreciate it

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    Re: Still and until now in one sentence

    But would it be granmatically correct to do so?https://ludwig.guru/s/Until+now+there+are+still

    use of still and until now in one sentence

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    Re: Still and until now in one sentence

    I consider 'until now' redundant.
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    Re: Still and until now in one sentence

    Redundant but not wrong usage?

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    Re: Still and until now in one sentence

    I think the native speakers on WordReference already explained why it should be omitted.
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    Re: Still and until now in one sentence

    Thank you for giving the link to the other forum on which you asked the same question.

    Now it's time to move on to a different question.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 29-Sep-2017 at 13:45.

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    Re: Still and until now in one sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by hatgray View Post
    I still haven't done that until now.
    It's unnatural, poor and clumsy, to say the least! I can keep going!
    Use either "still" or "until now" in that sentence, but not both.

    Quote Originally Posted by hatgray View Post
    Is it really wrong to use "still" and "until now" in one sentence?
    Not at all.

    Until now, the development of an effective vaccine against the disease has been the dream of most researchers in the field, but recent discoveries look promising even though human trials are still at least a decade away.

    She still hasn't been paid, but she hasn't complained about it until now.

    Still, I haven't driven a better car until now.


    Quote Originally Posted by hatgray View Post
    I need your opinions please.

    I (really) appreciate it.

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    Re: Still and until now in one sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by hatgray View Post
    Redundant but not wrong usage?
    It's wrong usage because it's redundant.
    I am not a teacher.

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