Still and until now in one sentence

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Redundant but not wrong usage?
 

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I think the native speakers on WordReference already explained why it should be omitted.
 

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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.
 
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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.

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.


I need your opinions please.

I (really) appreciate it.
 
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