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Rule "back fire (backfire)"

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Description: back fire (backfire)
Message: Did you mean \1\2?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • His plans always back fire.
    Correction suggestion: backfire
  • He's back firing.
    Correction suggestion: backfiring
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: BACK_FIRE [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-28 22:33:06 +0200)