LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "Agreement error: Non-third person/past tense verb with 'he/she/it' or a pronoun"

This is one of many errors that LanguageTool can detect. Visit the LanguageTool homepage to use it online or download it for free.

Description: Agreement error: Non-third person/past tense verb with 'he/she/it' or a pronoun
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool
Message: With the word '\2' in a subjunctive clause, use the base form of a verb.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • She recommended that he walking to the building.
    Correction suggestion: walk
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • She recommended that he walk to the building.
  • He walked to the building.
  • This concept is that anyone willingly causing "injury" to another person is to be punished.
  • Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
  • You know that anyone wearing pants in November is just visiting from Ohio.
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-25 16:45:50 +0000)