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Rule "a scissor (scissors)"

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Description: a scissor (scissors)
Message: The noun "scissors" is mostly used in plural form.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I needed a scissor to finally cut it.
    Correction suggestion: scissors, a pair of scissors
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Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-12-03 21:33:02 +0000)