Grammar GuideAdjectivesWhy should you avoid using both "little" and "bit" in one sentence?

Why should you avoid using both "little" and "bit" in one sentence?

Why should you avoid using both "little" and "bit" in one sentence?

Using both little and bit in the same sentence is redundant. They have similar meanings, so you only need to use one of them.

  • Incorrect example: He was a little bit late.
  • Correct example: He was a bit late.
  • Correct example: He was a little late.