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Rule "Wrong usage of modal verbs in questions"

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Description: Wrong usage of modal verbs in questions
Message: Even though this usage of 'dare' is common and correct, 'dare' is sometimes still considered a modal verb. Would you like to rephrase this sentence?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Do I dare disturb the universe?
    Correction suggestion: Dare I
  • Does she dare to go into the forest?
    Correction suggestion: Dare she
  • Do you dare to ask him that?
    Correction suggestion: Dare you
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-12 22:33:07 +0200)