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Mar 3 2009   7:32PM GMT

Prepositions — off or off of?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Tags:
Business writing
CIO
double prepositions
grammar
off or off of
prepositions
Quiz
typing Which is correct?
It can take as long as a year before a product moves ______ the factory floor.
a. off of
b. off

Answer: b
Don’t use double prepositions (off, of) when one will do.

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