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Rule "Disappointed with, at, or by"

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Description: Disappointed with, at, or by
Message: The usual collocation for "disappointed" is "with", "at", "by", but never "of". Did you mean \1 with?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • We could be disappointed of this announcement.
    Correction suggestion: disappointed with, disappointed at, disappointed by
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-18 22:33:08 +0200)