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Rule "circumstances surrounding (circumstances of)"

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Description: circumstances surrounding (circumstances of)
Message: This phrase is redundant. Consider writing \1 of.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Based upon this discussion, the OIG expanded the scope of its investigation to analyze the circumstances surrounding the settlement rejected by Judge Rakoff.
    Correction suggestion: circumstances of
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • But there are tragic circumstances surrounding this nomination... which takes it out of the usual business and sets it deeply... into the conscience of each senator.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: CIRCUMSTANCES_SURROUNDING [1]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-24 22:33:07 +0100)