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Using consecutive “whether” clauses

Can someone tell me if the use of two consecutive "whether" clauses (like the sentence below) is correct? It sounds odd to my ears. "Whether you're big or small, whether you're rich or poor, I ...
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Indirect Speech/whether-if

We say: I don't know whether he is right. Is it acceptable to say: I don't know he's right or wrong.
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Is “whether was not ” equal to “whether”? [closed]

Here comes a GRE question, The reclusive clergyman may have lived and died in melancholy, but this doesn’t seem to have hampered his genius in any way. On the contrary, we find ourselves wondering ...
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How to use “whether” and “if” [duplicate]

So I got confused about the usage of whether and if 1. I was wondering if you could tell me I was wondering whether you could tell me 2. I wondered whether you could tell me I ...
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Subject-verb agreement with “whether” [duplicate]

Which of the following choices makes this sentence is grammatically correct? or is there a better approach? It's unclear whether he/him or I/me is/are first in line.
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Is it okay to say 'whether on phone or via email'? [closed]

I'm writing a cover letter, and the sentence I'm trying to fix is the below one. I am fully capable of working using English whether on phone or via email thanks to my work experience. Is it ...
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to whether + bare infinitive + or to verb [closed]

I wanted to see whether this phrase is grammatically correct or not. I want to use it in my PhD thesis. "Customers have more freedom to whether buy a new product or to get their money back. "
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Is this “whether” clause modifying a verb? [Whether (or not) issue]

I have recently read through both "Whether or not" vs. "whether" and an article I found within it, found at http://afterdeadline.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/01/whether-or-not/ Using ...