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Rule "article + possessive form"

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Description: article + possessive form
Message: A determiner cannot be combined with a possessive pronoun. Did you mean simply \1 or \2?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The my car is in the garage.
    Correction suggestion: The, My
  • These customs differ from those our country.
    Correction suggestion: those, our
  • This your answer?
    Correction suggestion: This, Your
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Are these yours?
  • Either your granddaughter is going insane or ...
  • Are those your pictures?
  • "Were those your best options?" he asked.
  • For one reason or another their holiday in France didn't come up to expectations.
  • ... evidence of the Hallstatt culture was found by a mine manager in the 19th century.
  • The My Hero Project.
  • Is this your dog, sir?
  • Is this yours, Tom?
  • She will remember this her whole life.
  • Nashville, Tennessee, United States This mine will close down next month.
  • And no your username can't be changed.
  • The insurances last your entire life.
  • They will send some your way.
  • Isn't this your father?
  • Please give each his or her task.
  • Aren't these your books?
  • Aren't those your parents?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: A_MY [136]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2023-12-02 16:45:45 +0000)