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Rule "'by' + passive participle (be)"

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Description: 'by' + passive participle (be)
Message: Did you mean be?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This can by consistent with usability constraints.
    Correction suggestion: be
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • George isn't going to lose any votes that he already lost by trying to ban gay marriage, but Kerry might by supporting it.
  • He may still do it if its deal with Gov. Gray Davis is OK'd by state legislators.
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ID: BY_PASSIVE_PARTICIPLE_BE [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-11 20:33:03 +0000)