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Rule "outside of (outside)"

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Description: outside of (outside)
Message: This phrase is redundant. Consider using \2.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/wordiness/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Go outside of the building and you will find it.
    Correction suggestion: outside
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It is on the outside of the building.
  • ...ence in electric potential between the inside and outside of cells, known as the membrane potential.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: OUTSIDE_OF [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-11 22:33:07 +0200)