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

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Description: Agreement error: Non-third person/past tense verb with 'he/she/it' or a pronoun
Message: The pronoun '\3' must be used with \2.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Have she bought a ticket?
    Correction suggestion: Has
  • Are he or Tom really happy?
    Correction suggestion: Is
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Has anyone done this?
  • Are he and Tom really happy?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: HE_VERB_AGR [6]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-11 22:33:07 +0200)