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Rule "confusion of 'beg' vs 'bag'"

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Description: confusion of 'beg' vs 'bag'
Message: Did you mean the verb \3 ('to ask someone earnestly')?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He is bagging for mercy.
    Correction suggestion: begging
  • They bagged for his attention.
    Correction suggestion: begged
  • She's bagging for help.
    Correction suggestion: begging
  • He hasn't bagged for justice.
    Correction suggestion: begged
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He begged for money when he was young.
  • We need a new bag for bread.
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-15 22:33:06 +0200)