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Rule "Word order: 'Hopefully' starting a sentence"

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Description: Word order: 'Hopefully' starting a sentence
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool
Message: Starting a sentence with 'hopefully' may be considered bad style.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Hopefully, this will be a great grammar checker.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The prisoner thought hopefully about the prospect for escape.
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