LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "all of the (all the)"

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

Description: all of the (all the)
Message: Consider using \2 \4.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/wordiness/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • She is going to all of the parks.
    Correction suggestion: all the
  • I say you can't fool all of the people all the time.
    Correction suggestion: all the
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • She is going some or all of the parks.
  • Did Lincoln say "... but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time"?
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ALL_OF_THE [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-11 20:33:03 +0000)