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Rule "Collocation: careful for/with"

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Description: Collocation: careful for/with
Message: The usual collocation for "\1" is "with", not "\2". Did you mean \1 with?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Link: https://www.dailywritingtips.com/apply-to-apply-for-and-apply-with/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Be careful for the camera.
    Correction suggestion: careful with
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • As always under the capitalism, be very careful for what you ask for since there are always unintended consequences within the profit system
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: CAREFUL_FOR_WITH [105]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-27 20:33:03 +0000)