LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "return back (return)"

This is one of many errors that LanguageTool can detect. Visit the LanguageTool homepage to use it online or download it for free.

Description: return back (return)
Message: Consider using just \2.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Please reply back.
    Correction suggestion: reply
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Return previous front window back to front after macro runs.kmmacros (7.2 KB)
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: RETURN_BACK [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-20 22:33:06 +0200)