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Rule "But when I write, I like to use a pens (a pen|pens) and paper"

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Description: But when I write, I like to use a pens (a pen|pens) and paper
Message: The plural noun '\2' cannot follow the article '\1'. Did you mean to use the singular form?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • But when I write, I like to use a pens and paper.
    Correction suggestion: a pen, pens
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: A_NNS_AND [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-14 22:33:10 +0200)