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Rule "wrong preposition: 'exception PREPOSITION the rule' (exception to the rule)"

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Description: wrong preposition: 'exception PREPOSITION the rule' (exception to the rule)
Message: Did you mean \1 to?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Graphite is an exception of the rule.
    Correction suggestion: exception to
  • Exceptions regarding these general rules are in Table 3.
    Correction suggestion: Exceptions to
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Graphite is an exception to the rule.
  • Graphite and graphene are exceptions to these general rules.
  • ... but we make an exception for the people who cannot...
  • We make exceptions under some circumstances.
  • Graphite and graphene are exceptions that these general rules do not account for.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: EXCEPTION_PREPOSITION_THE_RULE [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-27 20:33:03 +0000)