Another adventure in the land of unwanted words, repetitions and gory grammar. If you’re guilty, the sentence is a serious session absorbing Fowler’s Modern English Usage!
Absolutely essential: Something essential is necessary. ‘Absolutely’ is an unnecessary appendage; cut it out.
Advance notice: Notices, by their nature, proclaim a future event. Once the event is done with, they become redundant, rather like the use of ‘advance’ here.
Ask a question: If you pose a question, you are seeking an answer. You can ask, or you can question; to do both is a tautology. Please chose one.
Collaborate together: Collaboration requires connection with others. You can’t collaborate alone.
False pretence: Pretence is deception; it’s already false.
Foreign imports: Imports originate in another country; their foreign nature is therefore implicit. Don’t make them feel unwelcome by repeating the fact, eh?
Protest against: Protest is opposition: simple as that, really.
Suddenly exploded: Ain’t no such animal as a slow explosion. It can’t be any more immediate than it is.
For a number of days: ‘Days’ is a plural. You can’t have 1 days, so, if you’re spending days, there must be more than one. Okay?
As for example: ‘As’ implies an example is provided; use ‘as’ or ‘for example’ or ‘e.g.’, but not together, please.
One more rant done with. But there will be more!