不必要的词不要放在句子中
        句中不应有任何不必要的词。只要意思充分表达了,用词越少越好。用词过多只会使意思模糊,而不是更明晰。人们常常用多余的词,所以最好在写完一篇文章后,仔细检查一两遍,看看有没有一些词可删去而又不影响意思的表达。
Wordy: It was blue in color.
It was small in size.
Mary is a quiet and careful woman.
He returned in the early part of the month of August.
Concise: It was blue.
It was small.
Mary is quiet and careful.
He returned in early August.
 
——摘自英语写作手册(中文版)(第二版)