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Rule "ask the question (ask)"

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Description: ask the question (ask)
Message: Consider using \1 instead.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/wordiness/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He asked the question whether it's OK to add some rules to LanguageTool.
    Correction suggestion: asked
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He asked the question.
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ASK_THE_QUESTION [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-20 22:33:06 +0200)