Concise writing: Remove tautological phrases
28 October 2022 (Updated 29 October 2022)
A tautological phrase expresses the same information twice.
- Tautological: I’ve been writing this post a period of two hours.
- Concise: I’ve been writing for two hours.
- Tautological: His shirt was black in colour.
- Concise: His shirt was black.