LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "Collocation: absorb at/in"

This is one of many errors that LanguageTool can detect. Visit the LanguageTool homepage to use it online or download it for free.

Description: Collocation: absorb at/in
Message: The usual collocation for "\1" is "in", not "\2". Did you mean \1 in?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I am absorbed at this book.
    Correction suggestion: absorbed in, absorbed with, absorbed into
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It may seem like a lot to absorb at once.
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ABSORB_AT_IN [94]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-18 22:33:06 +0200)