10 Phrases You Should Cut from Your Writing

They don’t add anything of value; it’s time to let them go.

1. ‘Absolutely Certain’

2. ‘Actual Fact’

3. ‘Blatantly obvious’

4. ‘During the course of’

5. ‘Future plans’

6. ‘Respond back’

7. ‘Self-confessed’

8. ‘Sum total’

9. ‘Protest against’

10. ‘Unexpected surprise’

Final Word

Your goal as a writer ought always to be to write as clearly, coherently, and persuasively as possible. Unnecessary repetition, excessive description, and other forms of redundancy prevent you from achieving this objective.

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