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Rule "confusion of yet alone → let alone"

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Description: confusion of yet alone → let alone
Message: Did you mean let alone?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I've never even heard of, yet alone tried.
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • you wouldn't be able to lift it yet alone swing it so i cant complain
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • but I have no idea what I want to eat right now, yet alone next week.
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • I've never even heard of, yet alone tried.
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • Why have a sword created that no one can use.... yet alone get past the barriers that protect it, to properly wield it?
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • is difficult to define the boundaries of a hit, in one country, yet alone worldwide.
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • The feds even knowing that I exist, yet alone my firearm purchases.
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • the digital advertising ecosystem is still debating standards for online (yet alone mobile)
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • is to underline the crisis in today's church, yet alone tomorrow's
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • 99% of people have never heard of PIE, yet alone of the laryngeal theory
    Correction suggestion: let alone
  • Yet alone for there to be 20 different winning teams in 35 years.
    Correction suggestion: Let alone
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Yet alone in her hotel room the next day, 800 miles from her Colorado Springs home
  • You realize you are not yet alone with your mother
  • In fact, she smiled, she was not yet alone anymore.
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ID: CONFUSION_OF_YET_ALONE_LET_ALONE [1]
Version: 6.2-SNAPSHOT (2023-05-29 20:33:03 +0000)