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Rule "'to both ...' with more than two items"

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Description: 'to both ...' with more than two items
Message: 'both' is usually followed by exactly two items.
Category: Semantics (ID: SEMANTICS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It allows us to both grow, focus, and flourish.
  • It allows us to both grow a lot, focus, and flourish.
  • It allows us to both grow a lot, focus some, and flourish.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It allows us to both grow and focus, and later flourish.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: BOTH_ENUM [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-11 22:33:07 +0200)