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Rule "conditional clause"

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Description: conditional clause
Message: Consider removing 'would'. (Usually, 'would' does not occur in a conditional clause, unless to make a request or give a polite order.)
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • If she would not have known about it, she would have been really mad.
    Correction suggestion: had not
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Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-03-04 16:45:55 +0000)