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Rule "nip it in the butt (nip it in the bud)"

Description: nip it in the butt (nip it in the bud)
Message: Did you mean nip it in the bud (=stop it from flowering completely)?
Category: Nonstandard Phrases
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • We'd like to nip it in the butt right here.
    Correction suggestion: nip it in the bud
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • We'd like to nip it in the bud right here.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: NIP_IT_IN_THE_BUTT [1]
Version: 2.6-SNAPSHOT (2014-04-24 22:01)

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