cluster together

Redundancies are words that repeat information unnecessarily. Because cluster means to come together as a group, the word together in the expression cluster together is redundant.

  • The screaming fans clustered (not clustered together) around the rock star.

Copyright notice for Writing Tips Plus

© His Majesty the King in Right of Canada, represented by the Minister of Public Services and Procurement
A tool created and made available online by the Translation Bureau, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Search by related themes

Want to learn more about a theme discussed on this page? Click on a link below to see all the pages on the Language Portal of Canada that relate to the theme you selected. The search results will be displayed in Language Navigator.