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Rule "Determiners preceding geographical terms"

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Description: Determiners preceding geographical terms
Message: A determiner may be missing.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://www.engvid.com/english-resource/the-with-country-names-lakes-rivers/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He lived in Netherlands from 1933 till 1945.
    Correction suggestion: in the Netherlands
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Royal Netherlands Air Force
  • The articles came from USA Today.
  • He lives in Atlantic City.
  • The NBA is an active member of USA Basketball.
  • There are certain dynamics between Caribbean countries.
  • to UAE's Offsets Group
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: DETERMINER_GEOGRAPHICAL_WORD [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-18 22:33:07 +0200)