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Reply Tue 23 Sep, 2008 12:27 pm
I'm going back home. See you tomorrow.

Is 'back' redundant? Many thanks.
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Reply Tue 23 Sep, 2008 01:21 pm
@tanguatlay,
It depends on the context but in most general contexts it would be superfluous, yes. If the return is an important part of the meaning (e.g. we were just home, and I'm going back) then it would not be.
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Reply Sun 28 Sep, 2008 07:28 pm
@Robert Gentel,
Thanks, Robert.
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