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Rule "Collocation: follow/take a course"

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Description: Collocation: follow/take a course
Message: The usual verb for "courses" in a school is "take" or "attend", not "follow".
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • There is classes were students can follow their courses.
    Correction suggestion: take their courses
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • We followed the course of the river.
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ID: FOLLOW_A_COURSE [75]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-23 22:33:06 +0200)