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Rule "'does' ... 3rd person verb (base verb)"

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Description: 'does' ... 3rd person verb (base verb)
Message: Did you mean \5?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Does your memory usage grows during processing?
    Correction suggestion: grow
  • Does memory usage grows during processing?
    Correction suggestion: grow
  • Can you tell me how does each increase affects the test.
    Correction suggestion: affect
  • Does anyone knows?
    Correction suggestion: know
  • How does the battery monitor works?
    Correction suggestion: work
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Does your memory usage grow during processing?
  • Whoever does the new test is really smart.
  • The way Tom does that seems a little strange to me.
  • Mary does whatever Tom tells her to do.
  • Tom always does what Mary wants him to do.
  • Mary never does anything Tom asks her to do.
  • Whether Tom does that or Mary does that doesn't matter.
  • All Amgas does today is administer our sales function.
  • In this demonstration, the person who actually does this interesting work shows you how the...
  • The device that does the signal processing samples the data at ...
  • We know that whatever does each memory test slows the processing considerably.
  • But manufacturers know the wait — required because it takes additional studies of thousands of people to tell if a vaccine truly protects and does no harm — is hard for a frightened public.
  • Does Tom think Mary is a good driver?
  • If she does it is after they have been in there for days.
  • Mary does almost anything Tom asks her to do.
  • Just because everyone else does it doesn’t mean T-Nation has to.
  • Mary does whatever she's asked to do.
  • Mary just does what she has to do.
  • I do hope Tom does what he says he'll do.
  • A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
  • Tom always does what needs to be done.
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