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Rule "all of the (all the)"

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Description: all of the (all the)
Message: Consider removing "of" to be more concise
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/wordiness/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • All of the people I know came.
    Correction suggestion: All the
  • 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:
  • Did Lincoln say "... but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time"?
  • She is going some or all of the parks.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ALL_OF_THE [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)