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Rule "Collocation: cover by/in"

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Description: Collocation: cover by/in
Message: The usual preposition for "cover" is "in", not "by".
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The Mountains are covered by snow.
    Correction suggestion: covered in snow, covered with snow
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-15 22:33:06 +0200)