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Rule "Collocation: complain for/about"

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Description: Collocation: complain for/about
Message: The usual collocation for "\1" is "about", not "\2". Did you mean \1 about?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The client complained for the service.
    Correction suggestion: complained about
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Sun's very own CEO, Scott McNealy, has been complaining for several weeks about the poor "earnings visibility" at his company.
  • Players complained for a year+ that it procced too often.
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Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-28 20:33:03 +0000)