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Rule "complains (complaints)"

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Description: complains (complaints)
Message: Did you mean complaint?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This is our biggest complain.
    Correction suggestion: complaint
  • Shortness of breath was a common complain among the patients.
    Correction suggestion: complaint
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: COMPLAINS_COMPLAINTS [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)