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Rule "confusion of cause vs. because"

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Description: confusion of cause vs. because
Message: Did you mean because?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Please don’t just ignore it cause it can cause bigger problems.
    Correction suggestion: because
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The things that cause it do not matter.
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Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2023-12-08 16:45:57 +0000)