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    which one is right

    driving instructer is outside the house
    the driving instructer is outside of the house

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    Re: najma

    I’ve to say:

    The driving instructor is outside the house. U
    The driving instructor is outside of the house. W

    The reason is that ‘outside’ is already a preposition, the ‘of’ is unnecessary. Some might say it’s just informal, it’s not wrong.


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