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Rule "Collocation: interested by/in"

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Description: Collocation: interested by/in
Message: The usual collocation for "\1" is "in", not "by".
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I am not interested by this job.
    Correction suggestion: interested in
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I am not interested in this job.
  • Refer to Capital and Interest by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk.
  • He needs a rough idea of how many people are interested by May 1st.
  • There are not many interested by the way.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: INTERESTED_BY [155]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-28 22:33:06 +0100)