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To write more concisely and emphatically, avoid wordy references to time.

 




 

Revise the references to time in the sentences below to make them more concise:

1. Prior to my beginning to teach writing, I was unaware that I was using so many wordy expressions.

2. During the course of developing materials, however, I realized I had acquired some odd habits of speech.

3. Until such time as I broke these habits, I was a wordy writer. 

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Revise the references to time in the sentences below to make them more concise: 

1. [Prior to/Before] I began to teach writing, I was unaware that I was using so many wordy expressions.

2. [During the course of/While/In] developing materials, however, I realized I had acquired some odd habits of speech.

3. [Until such time as/Until] I broke these habits, I was a wordy writer.

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