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Rule "fewer with countable nouns (less)"

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Description: fewer with countable nouns (less)
Message: Did you mean fewer? The noun "\2" is countable.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/grammar-fewer-less/#when-to-use-%E2%80%9Cfewer%E2%80%9D
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Ten items or less
    Correction suggestion: fewer
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It typically takes 30 seconds or less
  • I would only give that hotel 3 stars or less.
  • Approximately 70% of all commercial customers who consume 1,500 kWh or less will pay no more than $220 per month.
  • Commercial customers who spend 1,500 pounds or less will have to pay a small premium.
  • We guarantee that you will pay only 150 dollars or less.
  • You can buy it for 30 euros or less.
  • You can get it for 30 euros or less if you shop around.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: FEWER_LESS [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)