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Rule "Collocation: imitation from/of"

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Description: Collocation: imitation from/of
Message: The usual collocation for the word "imitate" is "of", not "from", as in "imitate the style of someone".
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Children imitate every habit and behavior from their parents.
    Correction suggestion: imitate every habit and behavior of their parents
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: IMITATION_FROM_OF [51]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-25 16:45:50 +0000)