Grammar GuideAdverbsShould we omit "indeed" in the sentence?

Should we omit "indeed" in the sentence?

Should we omit "indeed" in the sentence?

More often that not, you can remove indeed from your work.

Indeed indicates agreement. Typically, your sentences will clearly indicate assent, so its presence is redundant.

  • Original: This was indeed the first time they'd met.
  • Rewrite: This was the first time they'd met.