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Rule "a/the + thank you"

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Description: a/the + thank you
Message: It appears that 'thank you' is missing a hyphen or needs to be quoted.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/word-choice-thank-you/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Have you seen my thank you letter?
    Correction suggestion: thank-you, “Thank You”
  • Did you receive our little thank you?
    Correction suggestion: thank-you, “Thank You”
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He was surprised by the thank-you message.
  • Let's thank you.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: A_THANK_YOU [1]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-12-03 21:33:02 +0000)