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Rule "already vs. all ready"

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Description: already vs. all ready
Message: Did you mean already?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I've all ready bought it.
    Correction suggestion: already
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It's all ready to go.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ALREADY_ALL_READY [8]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-17 22:33:07 +0200)