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Rule "'advise', 'help' and 'remind' used with gerund instead of infinitive"

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Description: 'advise', 'help' and 'remind' used with gerund instead of infinitive
Message: In the active voice, the verb '\2' requires an object (usually a pronoun) and an infinitive.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He reminded staying calm.
  • The manager sometimes reminds using good examples.
  • The janitor reminded opening windows is not permitted without approval from the manager.
  • He reminded not staying calm is counterproductive.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He reminded them to stay calm.
  • He advised staying calm.
  • He was reminded to stay calm.
  • The A.A.P. advises nursing women to wait.
  • He reminded nursing staff of their responsibilities.
  • The manager sometimes reminds the technical writers to use good examples.
  • The manager reminded running technicians to WALK.
  • The headmaster reminded running boys of the possibility of falling down the stairs.
  • The headmaster reminded teaching staff about the forthcoming event.
  • He reminded the team that not staying calm is counterproductive.
  • He advised not staying in that hotel.
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