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Rule "Collocation: anxious of/about"

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Description: Collocation: anxious of/about
Message: The usual preposition with "\1" is "about" or "for". Did you mean anxious about or anxious for?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Link: https://www.dailywritingtips.com/apply-to-apply-for-and-apply-with/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • They are anxious of his health.
    Correction suggestion: anxious about, anxious for
  • Parents are anxious of their children’s success.
    Correction suggestion: anxious about, anxious for
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • They are anxious about his health.
  • Parents are anxious for their children’s success.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ANXIOUS_OF_ABOUT [66]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-18 20:33:03 +0000)