of : Common Errors in English

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“Of” is often shoved in where it doesn’t belong in phrases like “notthat big of a deal,” and “not that great of a writer.” Just leave itout.

of in News

  1. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS ON A REQUESTED SPECIAL USE PERMIT UNDER THE SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE TO ...

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS ON A REQUESTED SPECIAL USE PERMIT UNDER THE SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE TO: CITIZENS AND RESIDENTS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPRING LAKE, OTTAWA COUNTY, MICHIGAN PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on the 17th day of July 2013, a public hearing will be held by the Spring Lake Township Planning Commission at the Spring Lake Township Hall, 106 South Buchanan, Spring Lake, Michigan ...
    on June 28, 2013 Source: Grand Haven Tribune

  2. Leader of leftist party in Mexico's Oaxaca state found dead

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The dead body of a top leader of Mexico's Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) for southern Oaxaca state was found on Thursday and police are investigating his death as a homicide, the state attorney general's office said. Nicolas Estrada, president of the PRD's state council in Oaxaca, one of the leftist party's strongholds, likely died several days before his body ...
    on June 28, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Thousands of Shi'ites denounce Saudi rulers at funeral: video

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Thousands of Shi'ite Muslims protested against Saudi Arabia's ruling al-Saud family at the funeral of a wanted man shot dead by police, a killing that ended months of relative calm in the kingdom's Eastern Province. At least 20 people have been shot dead in Eastern Province since early 2011, when Shi'ites there staged protests against the involvement of Saudi forces in ending ...
    on June 27, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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