REDUNDANCY

Redundancy

redundancy

Exercise-1 Cross out the redundant word in each of the following sentences.

1. The money that I have is sufficient enough for my needs.
2. Bill asked the speaker to repeat again because he had not heard him the first time.
3. The class advanced forward rapidly.
4. She returned back to her hometown after she had finished her degree.
5. I am nearly almost finished with this chapter.
6. My teacher he said to listen to the news on the radio in order to practice listening comprehension.
7. The new innovations at the World’s Fair were fascinating.
8. My sister she found a store that imported food from our country.

Ex-1

1. enough 3. forward 5. almost 7. new
2. again 4. back 6. he 8. she

 

Exercise-2

Cross out the redundant word in each of the following sentences.

1. The sting of a scorpion is painful but rarely, seldom fatal.
2. There are almost nearly 5,000 miles of streets in New York City.
4. The first canal built in the United States connected together the Santee River and the Copper River in South California.
4. The Gila monster is the single only poisonous lizard found in the United States.
5. Around approximately ten percent of all solid wastes is glass.
6. The chief main ingredients in soap are fats and chemicals called alkalis.
7. The flowers of certain plants, such as for example daisies, are called composite flowers.
8. Most of the cities of the American West are separated apart from one another by vast, relatively unpopulated expanses of mountains and deserts.

Ex-2

1. seldom 3. together 5. approximately 7. for example
2. nearly 4. only 6. main 8. apart

Good writing requires fewer words, not more. To get a higher score on the IELTS or TOEFL, you need to say as much as possible within a limited number of words.

 

USED TO, BE USED TO + V -ing
USED TO, BE USED TO + V -ing

 

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