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Rule "adjective vs. adverb"

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Description: adjective vs. adverb
Message: The word "\3" is an adjective and doesn't fit in this context. Did you mean the adverb \3?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It could possible have something to do with his new car.
    Correction suggestion: possibly
  • Nobody could possible live up to my list of demands.
    Correction suggestion: possibly
  • Delves are different in that you can reliable run 3 delves every day.
    Correction suggestion: reliably
  • It could possible train you.
    Correction suggestion: possibly
  • It won't possible train you.
    Correction suggestion: possibly
  • They could arguable endanger and thus violate the rights of innocent third parties.
    Correction suggestion: arguably
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Why should local search matter?
  • Why shouldn't local search matter?
  • The biggest issue is its tendency to succumb to unintentional double-clicking.
  • They keep they financial aid.
  • Why aren't we normal like everyone else?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ADJECTIVE_ADVERB [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-28 22:33:06 +0200)