UsingOf

Do not use of to replace the verb have.

See Could Of or Could Have? for examples.

The word of following the prepositions outside, inside, off, or atop is nonstandard. Simply drop the word of.

Incorrect: He looked inside of the box.

Correct: He looked inside the box.


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