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Rule "Articles: a + uncountable noun"

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Description: Articles: a + uncountable noun
Message: Uncountable nouns are usually not used with an indefinite article. Use simply \2.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • An accommodation is too expensive.
    Correction suggestion: Accommodation
  • You need a wisdom in your life.
    Correction suggestion: wisdom
  • The lack of a wisdom caused him to upset many people.
    Correction suggestion: wisdom
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The information in your files is correct.
  • An intelligence service is known to be corrupt here.
  • It was thrown off of a garbage truck
  • Please focus on a research question
  • Move it into a food processor
  • Please keep a food diary
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: A_UNCOUNTABLE [1]
Version: 5.3-SNAPSHOT (2021-01-15 21:33)