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Rule "confusion of 'an' and 'and'"

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Description: confusion of 'an' and 'and'
Message: Did you mean and?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I will filter an order the data.
    Correction suggestion: and
  • We invite you to come an have a look at the power our exclusive features can offer you.
    Correction suggestion: and
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I should have an answer this afternoon.
  • I'd like an update next week so we can participate as well.
  • We should have an answer this week sometime.
  • Although typically only laying a single egg per time (clutch), females of many anole species can lay an egg every five days to four weeks.
  • Sarah Mulholland Jeff, per my conversation with Caroline, it looks like they might like and could use an intern this summer in NY.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: AN_AND [14]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-14 22:33:10 +0200)