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Rule "Creative Writing: E-Prime: 'to be' as the main verb"

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Description: Creative Writing: E-Prime: 'to be' as the main verb
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Message: According to E-Prime, avoiding the use of the stative verb 'to be' makes the communication clearer, more accurate, and less dogmatic. Use an alternative verb.
Category: Creative Writing (ID: CREATIVE_WRITING)
Link: https://litemind.com/e-prime/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This is right.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • This is conforming with my current knowledge.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: E_PRIME_LOOSE [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-08 20:33:03 +0000)