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Rule "Collocation: growled to/at"

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Description: Collocation: growled to/at
Message: The usual preposition for "\1" is "at".
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Dr. Dre growled to him about the snow.
    Correction suggestion: growled at him
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: GROWLED_TO_AT [58]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-15 22:33:06 +0200)