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Rule "accept/except"

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Description: accept/except
Message: Did you mean except?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/spelling-except-accept/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Police found the culprits (accept one).
    Correction suggestion: except
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ACCEPT_EXCEPT [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-27 22:33:07 +0200)