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lachoy (1663)


I am actually Chris Winters; I am actually living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; I am actually married and have three cats. (Guess what one of them is named?) I am the "OpenInteract" guy, which could be good or bad.

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Monday June 19, 2006
08:22 AM

Is 'in order' really necessary?

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Every time you see or hear, "in order to" just substitute "to" and see if there's any difference in meaning. I haven't been able to find any. So get rid of "in order"!

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  • One redundancy that really grates with me when listening to American speakers in 'had of' (or perhaps 'had have') rather than just 'had'. For example ...

    If I had of eaten less at dinner ...

    Rather than ...

    If I'd eaten less at dinner ...