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Redundant word pairs

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Updated on: 02 Jan 2018, 02:09
I tried to compile a list of redundant word pairs that appear frequently. Please feel free to add more

1) The reason.... Because
2) Tried to.... Attempt
3) Even though... But
4) Despite... Yet
5) Now... Currently
6) great icon
7) sum... total
8) can... potentially
9) attributed to.. Result of
10) decade of (some year Eg 1930's)
11) may... possibly /could
12) more increase
13) typically... Average
14) Although... In contrast
15) essential key
16) whether or not
17) every year.. Annually

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Originally posted by sumit411 on 26 Dec 2017, 22:27.
Last edited by sumit411 on 02 Jan 2018, 02:09, edited 1 time in total.
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29 Dec 2017, 12:28
Hi sumit411 ,

'and also' is not always wrong. Please be aware
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30 Dec 2017, 00:31
HKD1710 wrote:
Hi sumit411 ,

'and also' is not always wrong. Please be aware

Hi HKD1710

Can you please cite an official question where this is an acceptable construction.

The aim is not to have any ambiguity.

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30 Dec 2017, 04:09
sumit411 wrote:
HKD1710 wrote:
Hi sumit411 ,

'and also' is not always wrong. Please be aware

Hi HKD1710

Can you please cite an official question where this is an acceptable construction.

The aim is not to have any ambiguity.

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Hi sumit411,

Here is the question from gmatprep:

https://gmatclub.com/forum/turning-away ... 42870.html
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02 Jan 2018, 02:08
HKD1710 wrote:
sumit411 wrote:
HKD1710 wrote:
Hi sumit411 ,

'and also' is not always wrong. Please be aware

Hi HKD1710

Can you please cite an official question where this is an acceptable construction.

The aim is not to have any ambiguity.

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Hi sumit411,

Here is the question from gmatprep:

https://gmatclub.com/forum/turning-away ... 42870.html

Thank you.
Edited the post.

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