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Rule "a long (along)"

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Description: a long (along)
Message: The preposition along is spelled as one word.
Category: Compounding (ID: COMPOUNDING)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He drives a long the road.
    Correction suggestion: along
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Tom has come a long, long way.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: A_LONG [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-23 22:33:07 +0200)