off of is redundant

 Write "Get off the table," not "Get off of the table."

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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  • off — [[t]ɔf, ɒf[/t]] adv. 1) so as to be no longer supported or attached: This button is about to come off[/ex] 2) so as to be no longer covering or enclosing: Pull the wrapping off[/ex] 3) away from a place: to run off; to look off toward the… …   From formal English to slang

  • redundant — [ri dun′dənt] adj. [L redundans, prp. of redundare: see REDOUND] 1. more than enough; overabundant; excess; superfluous 2. using more words than are needed; wordy 3. unnecessary to the meaning: said of words and affixes 4. Brit. laid off from… …   English World dictionary

  • Redundant (song) — Single infobox Name = Redundant Artist = Green Day from Album = Nimrod Released = May 26th 1998 Format = CD Recorded = 1997 Genre = Pop punk Length = 3:17 Label = Reprise Producer = Rob Cavallo, Green Day Last single = Good Riddance (Time of Your …   Wikipedia

  • redundant — redundantly, adv. /ri dun deuhnt/, adj. 1. characterized by verbosity or unnecessary repetition in expressing ideas; prolix: a redundant style. 2. being in excess; exceeding what is usual or natural: a redundant part. 3. having some unusual or… …   Universalium

  • off — /awf, of/, adv. 1. so as to be no longer supported or attached: This button is about to come off. 2. so as to be no longer covering or enclosing: to take a hat off; to take the wrapping off. 3. away from a place: to run off; to look off toward… …   Universalium

  • Off the Deep End — For the 2009 pop punk album, see Off the Deep End (The Friday Night Boys album). Off the Deep End Studio album by Weird Al Yankovic Released …   Wikipedia

  • off the record — adverb not for quotation he spoke to the reporter off the record * * * 1 his comments were off the record: UNOFFICIAL, confidential, in (strict) confidence, not to be made public. 2 they admitted, off the record, that they had made a mistake:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • redundant — adjective Etymology: Latin redundant , redundans, present participle of redundare to overflow more at redound Date: 1594 1. a. exceeding what is necessary or normal ; superfluous b. characterized by or containing an excess; specifically using… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • off, of —    is redundant. Write Get off the table, not Get off of the table …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • redundant — re dun·dant || rɪ dÊŒndÉ™nt adj. abundant, plentiful; excessive, superfluous; unnecessarily repetitive; serving as a duplicate back up system for use in the event of failure of the primary system; unemployed, laid off …   English contemporary dictionary


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