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Rule "greats vs greets"

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Description: greats vs greets
Message: "Greats" is the plural of the noun "great". Did you mean the verb greets?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He greats your friend at the door.
    Correction suggestion: greets
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: GREATS_GREETS [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-23 22:33:06 +0200)