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Rule "belief (believe)"

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Description: belief (believe)
Message: Did you mean \3 (verb) instead of \3 (noun)?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • We belief that this is wrong.
    Correction suggestion: believe
  • He beliefs that this is wrong.
    Correction suggestion: believes
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • But Baptist beliefs can vary.
  • Joan of Arc refused to renounce her belief that the voice she heard was from God.
  • One belief labelled a heresy by the church authorities — Pelagianism — was originated by a British monk teaching in Rome: Pelagius lived 354 to 420/440.
  • In Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and Baha'i beliefs, acts of...
  • Wishing you relief, release, breath and relax and great feeling of not having head aches.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: BELIEF_BELIEVE [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-14 22:33:10 +0200)