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Rule "I [told it to] -> I [told] Leo"

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Description: I [told it to] -> I [told] Leo
Message: This phrasing could be wordy.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/wordiness/
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He told it to Leo.
    Correction suggestion: told
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Ought I to tell it to him?
  • They are straight shooters and will tell it to you as they see it.
  • Why don't you just come out and tell it to me straight?
  • If you have a bone to pick with a person, tell it to his face
  • Another TV show, Tell It To Groucho, premiered January 11, 1962, on CBS
  • He says, "Yeah and tell it to my wife."
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ID: TELL_IT [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-15 22:33:06 +0200)