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Rule "Compound adjective: follow up"

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Description: Compound adjective: follow up
Message: '\1 \2' seems to be a compound adjective before a noun. Use a hyphen: \1-\2.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/hyphen/#compound-adjectives-with-hyphens
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Here's a follow up task.
    Correction suggestion: follow-up
  • I've got two follow on deals for K & S.
    Correction suggestion: follow-on
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I will follow up tonight.
  • I follow up today.
  • Opening remarks will be made on January 29th, with a full committee hearing to follow on January 30th.
  • thousand people they follow on Instagram.
  • Tell me who you follow on Twitter, and I'll tell you who you are.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: CA_FOLLOW_UP [17]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-26 22:33:06 +0200)