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Rule "Wrong phrase: have x years old (be x years old)"

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Description: Wrong phrase: have x years old (be x years old)
Message: This phrase is used with 'be'.
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He has 25 years old.
    Correction suggestion: is 25 years old
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I am 25 years old.
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Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-25 16:45:50 +0000)