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Rule "Collocation: be on/in shock"

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Description: Collocation: be on/in shock
Message: The usual preposition with "\3" is "in". Did you mean \1 in shock?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • We were on shock when it happened.
    Correction suggestion: were in shock
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-18 22:33:07 +0200)