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Rule "hears vs years"

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Description: hears vs years
Message: Did you mean years?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I was only 12 hears old when it happened.
    Correction suggestion: years
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It's the sound one hears when the train passes by.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: HEARS_YEARS [1]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-12-03 21:33:02 +0000)