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Rule "a bit (of)"

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Description: a bit (of)
Message: It seems that there's a missing preposition after '\3'.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://www.ecenglish.com/learnenglish/lessons/a-lot-lots-a-lot
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I have a bit money
    Correction suggestion: bit of
  • You had to give the car a good bit extra gas.
    Correction suggestion: bit of
  • BTW there is a little bit rush for me to get this one fixed.
    Correction suggestion: bit of
  • The current graphs are not “weighted” or aggregated, and show’s a lot spikes here and there.
    Correction suggestion: lot of
  • We’ve added a lot functionality for automatic transaction.
    Correction suggestion: lot of
  • Would like to learn and share a lot things in the future.
    Correction suggestion: lot of
  • Mennad needs a little bit help with that.
    Correction suggestion: bit of
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Thanks a lot guys.
  • It gets a bit old after a decade and a half.
  • Looks a lot better man!
  • A recent proposal showed that a majority support a feature that allows editing of posts.
  • I have a lot going on.
  • It would take a lot less time than making a post on the forums.
  • The controls are a bit backwards.
  • It's a bit like lunch.
  • It's a bit rough right now.
  • It goes a bit nuts.
  • There is a version for APM but it doesn’t support server monitoring and seems a bit light on features and testing.
  • Those four could be upped a little bit reward wise.
  • I know my macro could be done cleaner, and it's probably a bit rough around the edges but for now, it does exactly what I need it to do.
  • Even on a mythic self filling multiple times like that is a bit op.
  • As I said in my original post, this car went to the shop a LOT last year.
  • That sounds a bit overkill.
  • Do you know how much a pair costs?
  • A majority rules in Venezuela.
  • So many choices and they all seem a bit lame.
  • As it is, all the majority party in the House of Reps can do is play a cat and mouse game.
  • I trained a bunch last week.
  • The log files as mine are a bit long?
  • Is there a pair example of SmartApp and its counter part DeviceHandler so I can see and relate?
  • In 1863, the International Financial Society became the majority shareholders of the HBC.
  • The financial success of The Jazz Singer and The Singing Fool enabled Warner Bros. to purchase a majority interest in First National in September 1928.
  • I have a bit similar question.
  • It is a bit wrong.
  • The use of a lot system, a characteristic of Athenian democracy, is unique to direct democracies.
  • However, a majority coalition between the KMT, People First Party, and New Party prevented it from taking control of the chamber.
  • I'll do my best not to be one of those people who blogs a lot right at the start and then quits blogging.
  • Noticed that quite a lot use green for comments for instance.
  • I buy a bit bottle of syrup and then extract the dxm from the syrup.
  • Only two and a bit hours left until the football game starts.
  • A lot lead up to that.
  • But a lot will, and the projects that are postponed will probably still go through permitting and land acquisition, "things that don't cost a lot of money," Rose said.
  • The rain in Saskatchewan delayed us a bit back in July, but we managed to catch up on the construction there in August.
  • K2 will acquire a majority equity stake in SilverCube in a stock exchange.
  • Today a bit blue.
  • I'll probably swim a lot next summer.
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ID: A_BIT_OF [1]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2023-12-04 20:52:26 +0000)