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Rule "account (for)"

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Description: account (for)
Message: The verb "account" is usually followed by "for".
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • That accounts a rise in price.
    Correction suggestion: That accounts for
  • The use of symbolism is an important writing technique that accounts a crucial contribution on the novel.
    Correction suggestion: that accounts for
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ACCOUNTS_FOR [148]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-13 22:33:07 +0200)