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Rule "Agreement: 'a' + plural word"

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Description: Agreement: 'a' + plural word
Message: The plural noun "\3" cannot be used with the article "\1".
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I'm learning a programming languages for work.
    Correction suggestion: a programming language, programming languages
  • Attached is the selection guide and an example spreadsheets we are using.
    Correction suggestion: an example spreadsheet, example spreadsheets
  • Justin, I've been running around trying to determine whether we have a tax problems with Amita doing what she's doing.
    Correction suggestion: a tax problem, tax problems
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Seems like a problem others too have experienced, and hopefully fixed very soon.
  • If a lock averages 10 events per day for 10 years, the log would be only a few megabytes.
  • I have an Aeon Labs account.
  • I had a concern bugs may be a problem, but didn’t know it would be so bad.
  • I have been using the Xiaomi temp/humidity sensors now for two and a half years without any issues.
  • I have to create a separate settings variable for each child device?
  • Because most users don’t like clicking through a gazillion things to just get to the application.
  • It may be a feature users from Facebook learned to like
  • Diaspora isn’t a wiki where you can manage permissions with groups and give a group permissions to view a section and then just add somebody to a group.
  • Is there a way users can do this themselves?
  • This info is from a post months and months ago.
  • So it’s very probable it’s nerfed like just about everything else that gives a player resources.
  • I often click on a spell moments before I’m able to cast it.
  • State officials were reluctant to accept anything beyond 10%, an amount analysts said is insufficient.
  • Do they want more seals because it is a resource or just for bragging rights (a la trophies)?
  • She’s been in a zillion publications, pretty much anything you can think of.
  • For example, on a website changes are essentially cache/sessions/user upload.
  • Are you taking your medication, because if you skip even for a day things can go downhill.
  • Greed and the fear of not enough to around is a problem humans have been battling with for millennia.
  • A pity progressives in his country didn’t do more to reign in his financial power.
  • But, as a result foreigners – Muslim Malays and Cham, Christian European adventurers and missionaries – increasingly disturbed and influenced government affairs.
  • Layla suffered a stroke days after her forty fourth birthday.
  • I'm working as a commodity traders' assistant at Enron, an energy marketing company based in Houston.
  • I will post when a dosage changes or something is added or dropped.
  • If a fuse blows or breaker trips, it is often a warning that the circuit is overloaded.
  • But the words which a person uses may give to his gestures or preparation such a meaning as may make those gestures or preparations amount to an assault.
  • For a while things seemed to be going better for me.
  • When preparing for an exam students revise (BrE)/review (AmE) what they have studied; the BrE idiom to revise for has the equivalent to review for in AmE.
  • Terraforming Mars and Venus became a reality generations later.
  • Longhorn Opposition Results in a Study lawmakers ordered to study pipeline issues 10.
  • When preparing for an exam students revise (BrE)/review (AmE) what they have studied.
  • Brian taught Love's sister Maureen and a friend harmonies.
  • I have a feeling dogs are so stupid because they trust us humans.
  • This was one of the first times since the end of the primaries we had direct engagement on an issue voters care about," said one campaign aide.
  • It's an idea regulators want to see more of.
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ID: A_NNS [5]
Version: 6.1-SNAPSHOT (2023-01-26 21:33:02 +0000)